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See definition of cleanup on Dictionary.com
  • as inpay dirt
  • as inpretext
  • as inprofit
  • as inpurge
  • as inconsummation
  • as indefense
  • as inexcuse

synonyms for cleanup

  • accumulation
  • benefit
  • bottom line
  • earnings
  • gate
  • goods
  • gravy
  • harvest
  • killing
  • net
  • payoff
  • proceeds
  • receipts
  • return
  • revenue
  • score
  • split
  • surplus
  • take
  • winnings
  • alibi
  • ploy
  • ruse
  • excuse
  • guise
  • pretense
  • stratagem
  • plea
  • show
  • color
  • appearance
  • device
  • affectation
  • simulation
  • coloring
  • mask
  • cloak
  • routine
  • semblance
  • masquerade
  • feint
  • bluff
  • front
  • veil
  • cover-up
  • cover
  • face
  • stall
  • subterfuge
  • red herring
  • song and dance
  • cop-out
  • cover story
  • fig leaf
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How to use cleanup in a sentence

Since you dine on the results, you can say you’ll sign on for some cleanup, but not all.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO IMPROVE ON ‘I COOK, YOU CLEAN’ WITHOUT STIRRING THE POTCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Buccaneers Coach Bruce Arians told the Tampa Bay Times that the procedure will entail “a cleanup” of Brady’s knee.
BUCS’ TOM BRADY WILL UNDERGO SURGICAL PROCEDURE FOR A ‘CLEANUP’ OF HIS KNEEMARK MASKEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The initiative encourages ­volunteerism like native-tree planting and beach cleanup by offering free nights at partner hotels.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAVEL IN 2021THE EDITORSFEBRUARY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The foot-high cylinder weighs 15 pounds—not the lightest out there—but the easy cleanup is hard to beat.
THIS GEAR MAKES PARKING-LOT APRÈS FUNRYAN STUARTJANUARY 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I often opt for a potato masher because I like rustic texture and it cuts down on cleanup.
POTATOES AREN’T THE ONLY VEGETABLES YOU SHOULD BE MASHINGAARON HUTCHERSONJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They also arranged block cleanups and voter registration efforts and encouraged constituents to reach out for help with needs not being met by the city.
AFTER A YEAR OF PAIN AND STRIFE, VOLUNTEERS SEE MLK DAY AS A WAY TO COME TOGETHERJOE HEIMJANUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Smith is now focused on growing Continue to Serve, hoping to host monthly gatherings, including more cleanups, food drives, and other events to bring the veteran community together.
UPSET BY VETERANS WHO STORMED THE CAPITOL, THESE VETS DECIDED TO CLEAN UP TRASH THE MOB LEFT ON THE STREETS OF D.C.SYDNEY PAGEJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On Christmas morning, each child has their own trash bag for easy cleanup.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: MASKS FIRST TO SHIELD FROM THE CORONAVIRUSHELOISE HELOISEDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If they allow their homes to be destroyed by the ocean, owners can be on the hook for cleanup costs and potentially liable if the debris injures beachgoers or harms the environment.
HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
This doesn’t require you to delete your profiles and avoid social media entirely—changing your focus and doing a little cleanup to the list of people and accounts you follow can be enough to do the trick.
SOCIAL MEDIA CAN BE TOXIC. HERE’S HOW TO MAKE SURE YOUR FEEDS AREN’T.WHITSON GORDONDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO CLEANUP

  • cleanup
  • completion
  • culmination
  • doing it to a T
  • end
  • mop-up
  • payoff
  • perfection
  • realization
  • to a finish
  • wind-up
  • wrap
  • wrap-up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.