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  • verb transitive To make an area or a thing clean; to pick up a mess; to tidy.
  • verb intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial To become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.
  • verb intransitive, idiomatic To make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb put (things or places) in order
  • verb make a big profit; often in a short period of time
  • verb dispose of
  • verb make oneself clean, presentable or neat

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