cleaned out

clean out
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleen out]
    • /klin aʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleen out]
    • /klin aʊt/

Definitions of cleaned out words

  • adjective cleaned out free from dirt; unsoiled; unstained: She bathed and put on a clean dress. 1
  • adjective cleaned out free from foreign or extraneous matter: clean sand. 1
  • adjective cleaned out free from pollution; unadulterated; pure: clean air; clean water. 1
  • adjective cleaned out habitually free of dirt: Cats are considered clean animals. 1
  • adjective cleaned out characterized by a fresh, wholesome quality: the clean smell of pine. 1
  • adjective cleaned out free from all writing or marking: a clean sheet of paper. 1

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Origin of cleaned out

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English clene, Old English clǣne pure, clear, cognate with Old High German kleini (German klein small)

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Cleaned out


cleaned out popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

cleaned out usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for cleaned out

adj cleaned out

  • penniless — without any money whatsoever; totally impoverished; destitute.
  • insolvent — not solvent; unable to satisfy creditors or discharge liabilities, either because liabilities exceed assets or because of inability to pay debts as they mature.
  • destitute — Someone who is destitute has no money or possessions.
  • bankrupt — People or organizations that go bankrupt do not have enough money to pay their debts.
  • strapped — needy; wanting: The company is rather strapped for funds.

verb cleaned out

  • dispose of — to give a tendency or inclination to; incline: His temperament disposed him to argue readily with people.
  • get rid of — to clear, disencumber, or free of something objectionable (usually followed by of): I want to rid the house of mice. In my opinion, you'd be wise to rid yourself of the smoking habit.
  • remove — to move from a place or position; take away or off: to remove the napkins from the table.
  • sort — a particular kind, species, variety, class, or group, distinguished by a common character or nature: to develop a new sort of painting; nice people, of course, but not really our sort.
  • clean out — If you clean out something such as a cupboard, room, or container, you take everything out of it and clean the inside of it thoroughly.

Antonyms for cleaned out

adj cleaned out

  • wealthy — having great wealth; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation.
  • solvent — able to pay all just debts.
  • rich — having wealth or great possessions; abundantly supplied with resources, means, or funds; wealthy: a rich man; a rich nation.
  • affluent — If you are affluent, you have a lot of money.
  • moneyed — having much money; wealthy.

verb cleaned out

  • fill — to make full; put as much as can be held into: to fill a jar with water.
  • fill up — a full supply; enough to satisfy want or desire: to eat one's fill.
  • put — to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of a specific location or position: to put a book on the shelf.
  • arrive — When a person or vehicle arrives at a place, they come to it at the end of a journey.
  • create — To create something means to cause it to happen or exist.

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