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Definition 1: the act of making something clean - [noun denoting act]

Samples where cleanup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave his shoes a good cleaning

Synonyms for cleanup in the sense of this definition

(cleanup is a kind of ...) the act of improving something

"their improvements increased the value of the property"

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of washing yourself (or another person)

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

(... is a kind of cleanup ) making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of cleaning by getting rid of impurities

(... is a kind of cleanup ) an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of cleaning with a broom

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of cleaning (fabrics) with a solvent other than water

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the activity of cleaning a house thoroughly at the end of winter

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the activity of getting rid of vermin

(... is a kind of cleanup ) the act of cleaning the rooms and furnishings of a house

"efficient housecleaning should proceed one room at a time"

Definition 2: (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cleanup in the sense of this definition

(cleanup is a kind of ...) (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

"what position does he play?"

(... is part of cleanup) (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat

"the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"

(cleanup belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 3: a very large profit - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for cleanup in the sense of this definition

(cleanup is a kind of ...) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

(cleanup is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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