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clearance

See definition of clearance on Dictionary.com
  • nounpermission for activity
  • noungap above something

synonyms for clearance

  • approval
  • authorization
  • consent
  • go-ahead
  • green light
  • endorsement
  • leave
  • okay
  • sanction
  • say-so
  • opening
  • gap
  • expanse
  • margin
  • allowance
  • headroom
  • assart
  • defoliated area
  • empty space
  • open space
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antonyms for clearance

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  • denial
  • disapproval
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • veto
  • grounding
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How to use clearance in a sentence

With some machines, wider aftermarket tires will require ¾- or 1-inch spacers to maintain clearance, but even when not required, that wider stance will add stability to your machine, especially on side-hill trails.
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The site served as an aggregator of “Q drops,” which are anonymous posts on the website 8kun by someone claiming to have a high-level government security clearance providing inside information.
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Because Moriarty was actively suicidal, Sheriff’s Department policy normally would have required deputies to take him to the county’s emergency psychiatric unit for clearance before booking him into jail.
LONGTIME SHERIFF’S EMPLOYEE CONTRADICTS OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF JAIL DEATHKELLY DAVISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In May 2019, the CPUC said it would allow “the 25-foot clearance range where necessary and feasible if supported by scientific evidence or data showing that such clearance will reduce wildfire risk.”
WATCHDOG WARNS: SDG&E’S TREE-TRIMMING PLAN COULD WORSEN WILDFIRESMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
SDG&E said though the state puts a limit on the minimum tree clearance, it doesn’t set a maximum.
WATCHDOG WARNS: SDG&E’S TREE-TRIMMING PLAN COULD WORSEN WILDFIRESMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
An officer is considered sworn once he or she has received a clearance from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, or POST.
MTS SAYS ITS OFFICERS AREN’T BOUND BY NEW STATE USE-OF-FORCE LAWJESSE MARX AND LISA HALVERSTADTJUNE 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It was a temporary clearance of a patch of State land on which the native would raise a crop one, two, or more seasons.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Soldiers were already stacking up the chairs ready for the clearance of the gymnasium for the morrow.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
It explains the trouble we were having in recent months in getting total synaptic clearance!
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
Gorcher came back pretty soon with his clearance, which gave him the right to run to Arroyo as first section of Number Eighteen.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
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WORDS RELATED TO CLEARANCE

  • absolution
  • acquitting
  • amnesty
  • clearance
  • deliverance
  • discharge
  • discharging
  • dismissal
  • dismissing
  • exculpation
  • exemption
  • exoneration
  • freeing
  • liberation
  • pardon
  • release
  • releasing
  • relief from
  • reprieve
  • vindication
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