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  • verb transitive To tidy up, to remove mess or obstacles from a place to make it neat.
  • verb intransitive To leave, disappear
  • verb transitive, figuratively To dispose of, to get rid of, to remove.
  • verb nautical (transitive) To prepare some object for use by removing obstacles, untying or unfastening it.

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  • verb remove from sight


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