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Definition 1: make oneself clean, presentable or neat - [verb of body]

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

  • Clean up before you go to the party

(clean up is a kind of ...) care for one's external appearance

"He is always well-groomed"

Definition 2: put (things or places) in order - [verb of change]

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

  • Tidy up your room!

Synonyms for clean up in the sense of this definition

(clean up is a kind of ...) bring order to or into

"Order these files"

(... is a kind of clean up ) put in order or neaten

"make the bed" "make up a room"

(... is a kind of clean up ) clean and tidy up the house

"She housecleans every week"

Definition 3: dispose of - [verb of possession]

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

  • settle the bills

(clean up is a kind of ...) dispose of; make a financial settlement

Definition 4: make a big profit; often in a short period of time - [verb of possession]

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

  • The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up

(clean up is a kind of ...) make a profit; gain money or materially

"The company has not profited from the merger"

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