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Definition 1: empty completely - [verb of change]

Samples where clean out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cleaned out all the drawers

Synonyms for clean out in the sense of this definition

(clean out is a kind of ...) make void or empty of contents

"Empty the box" "The alarm emptied the building"

(... is a kind of clean out ) clear out the cinders and clinker from

"we clinkered the fire frequently"

Definition 2: deprive completely of money or goods - [verb of possession]

Samples where clean out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours

(clean out is a kind of ...) take away possessions from someone

"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

Samples where clean out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers

(clean out is a kind of ...) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

"The boss fired his secretary today" "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

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