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synonyms for clean

  • blank
  • bright
  • clear
  • elegant
  • fresh
  • graceful
  • hygienic
  • immaculate
  • neat
  • orderly
  • pure
  • simple
  • spotless
  • tidy
  • unblemished
  • washed
  • cleansed
  • shining
  • sparkling
  • speckless
  • stainless
  • trim
  • vanilla
  • white
  • apple-pie order
  • delicate
  • dirtless
  • faultless
  • flawless
  • neat as a button
  • neat as a pin
  • sanitary
  • snowy
  • spic and span
  • squeaky
  • taintless
  • unpolluted
  • unsmudged
  • unsoiled
  • unspotted
  • unstained
  • unsullied
  • untarnished
  • well-kept
See also synonyms for: cleaned / cleaning
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antonyms for clean

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  • aware
  • cloudy
  • complicated
  • contaminated
  • corrupt
  • dark
  • dirty
  • disorderly
  • disorganized
  • dull
  • filthy
  • foul
  • gloomy
  • impure
  • obscure
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • soiled
  • tainted
  • uncertain
  • unclean
  • unclear
  • unintelligible
  • untidy
  • adulterated
  • besmirched
  • cluttered
  • defiled
  • imprecise
  • incomplete
  • indefinite
  • muddled
  • polluted
  • stained
  • tarnished
  • unchaste
  • unvirtuous
  • imprecise
  • unvirtuous
  • besmirched
  • tarnished
  • stained
  • polluted
  • foul
  • filthy
  • dirty
  • contaminated
  • incomplete
  • muddled
  • indefinite
  • unchaste
  • defiled
  • adulterated
  • cluttered
  • indecent
  • impure
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How to use clean in a sentence

It takes me the better part of an hour to load the dishwasher, hand-wash piles of other dishes, clean the counters and cooktop, and tidy the floor.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO IMPROVE ON ‘I COOK, YOU CLEAN’ WITHOUT STIRRING THE POTCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The player walks over to clean it up and walks away from Doyle.
JAGUARS’ URBAN MEYER HIRES STRENGTH COACH ACCUSED OF MISTREATING PLAYERS WHILE AT IOWAMATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Marty Schottenheimer, one of the NFL’s winningest coaches, dies at 77“It is our duty and our responsibility to present a clean case file to the prosecutor,” Capt.
AS POLICE CONTINUE PROBE OF BRITT REID CRASH, 5-YEAR-OLD REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITIONRICK MAESEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He said that he’d isolate, then get a coronavirus test before coming into my home, showing up with a clean bill of health.
LOVE, LONELINESS, AND THE CHICKEN IN MY FREEZERELAZAR SONTAGFEBRUARY 9, 2021EATER
After that, they say, it’s safe to rehang feeders — if you’re diligent about cleaning them.
YOUR DIRTY BIRD FEEDER COULD BE SPREADING DISEASEMELISSA HARTFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A filter made of non-woven polypropylene, a HEPA-grade filter or even a patch of material cut out of a vacuum-cleaner filter are all good options, says Marr.
IS IT TIME TO WEAR A BETTER MASK FOR COVID-19? WE ASKED THE EXPERTSTARA LAWFEBRUARY 8, 2021TIME
If you prefer cracking on the counter, you can follow Beranbaum’s lead and cover it with a paper towel, though you should clean the counter for extra insurance.
HOW TO SEPARATE EGGS WITHOUT THE STRESS OR MESSBECKY KRYSTALFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He called on Northern liberals not only to decry the South but also to clean up their own cities.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S CHALLENGE TO LIBERAL ALLIES — AND WHY IT RESONATES TODAYJEANNE THEOHARISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You should apologize, but even more than that, you should come clean.
HOW TO APOLOGIZE TO YOUR FRIENDBLAIR BRAVERMANFEBRUARY 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The Bucs had a quarterback who could carry them, but just as important, they also had one who specialized in playing clean, efficient football.
TOM BRADY, THE ONE-MAN DYNASTY, WAS TAMPA BAY’S PERFECT MISSING PIECEJERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO CLEAN

  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic
  • aseptic
  • bactericidal
  • clean
  • disinfectant
  • germ-destroying
  • germ-free
  • germicidal
  • hygienic
  • medicated
  • prophylactic
  • pure
  • sanitary
  • sterile
  • sterilized
  • unpolluted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.