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"Clear" is an adjective which is often translated as "claro", and "evident" is an adjective which is often translated as "evidente". Learn more about the difference between "clear" and "evident" below.
clear(
klihr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (evident)
a. claro
The definition of betrayal in the current law is clear.La definición de traición en la ley actual es clara.
b. evidente
Her e-mail is clear; she's splitting up with you.Su correo electrónico es evidente; está rompiendo contigo.
2. (translucid)
a. transparente
I prefer clear glasses to opaque ones.Prefiero los vasos transparentes a los opacos.
3. (not murky)
a. claro
The water of the lake is clear, and it's possible to see the rocky bottom.El agua del lago es clara, y puede verse el fondo rocoso.
4. (weather)
a. claro
The sky is clear today; there isn't a single cloud.El cielo está claro hoy; no hay una sola nube.
b. despejado
We will go to the beach if the sky is clear this weekend.Iremos a la playa si el cielo está despejado este fin de semana.
5. (definite)
a. claro
The voice of the singer at the concert was so clear.La voz del cantante en el concierto era muy clara.
b. nítido
The picture was incredibly clear to be 100 years old.La imagen era increíblemente nítida para tener 100 años.
6. (finance)
a. neto
My wife earns a clear $60,000 per year.Mi mujer gana $60,000 netos al año.
b. limpio
After taxes, the invoice will make a clear $500.Quitando los impuestos, la factura será unos $500 limpios.
7. (free of guilt)
a. limpio
We have looked for his criminal record, and he is clear.Hemos buscado su historial delictivo y está limpio.
b. tranquilo
The accused stated that he had a clear conscience.El acusado afirmó que tenía la conciencia tranquila.
8. (free)
a. despejado
The path was completely clear.El camino estaba totalmente despejado.
b. libre
I try to keep weekends clear.Intento dejar libres los fines de semana.
9. (certain)
a. seguro
Are you clear about this?¿Estás seguro de esto?
10. (complete)
a. entero
We could see the clear town from the top of the mountain.Podíamos ver el pueblo entero desde la cima de la montaña.
11. (away from)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Phone me once you're clear the accident.Llámame cuando hayas pasado el accidente.
The leader is 20 points clear from the rest.El líder va 20 puntos por delante del resto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
12. (free of something)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He was in the clear with the bank collectors.Estaba libre de deudas con los recaudadores del banco.
They were in the clear thanks to their alibi.Estaban fuera de toda sospecha gracias a su coartada.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
13. (completely)
a. limpiamente
He jumped clear across the rooftops.Saltó de un tejado a otro limpiamente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
14. (computing)
a. despejar
The computer specialist cleared all the data from the hard drives.El informático despejó todos los datos de los discos duros.
15. (to remove)
a. despejar
The police cleared the street to avoid injuring civilians.La policía despejó la calle para evitar heridos.
b. desatascar (pipe)
Call the plumber to clear the sink.Llama al plomero para que desatasque el fregadero.
c. destapar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We cleared the waste from the drain.Destapamos los residuos del sumidero.
d. desalojar (people)
The building was cleared before the exterminators arrived.Desalojaron el edificio antes de que llegaran los exterminadores.
e. desbrozar (woodland)
Several volunteers cleared a large piece of land in the forest.Varios voluntarios desbrozaron un terreno muy amplio en el bosque.
16. (to sell off)
a. liquidar
We will clear the stock with big sales.Liquidaremos el stock con grandes rebajas.
17. (to settle)
a. saldar
I cleared the debt with the moneylender last week.Saldé la deuda con el prestamista la semana pasada.
b. liquidar
First, you need to clear your debts.Primero es preciso que liquides tus deudas.
18. (to earn)
a. sacar
I cleared more than $200 from the sale of my old fridge.Saqué más de $200 por mi viejo refrigerador.
19. (banking)
a. compensar
How long will it take for the check to be cleared?¿Cuánto tiempo se tardará en compensar el cheque?
b. liberar
We'll have to wait for the check to be cleared.Tendremos que esperar a que se libere el cheque.
20. (to authorize)
a. autorizar
The card payment hasn't been cleared yet.Aún no han autorizado el pago de la tarjeta.
21. (legal)
a. absolver
The defendant was cleared from embezzlement.El acusado fue absuelto de desfalco.
22. (to dilute)
a. aclarar
Clear the thinner with some water.Aclara el disolvente con un poco de agua.
b. clarificar
Clear the oil by mixing it with a lighter oil.Clarifica el aceite mezclándolo con un aceite más ligero.
23. (medicine)
a. purificar
The doctors cleared his blood with a serum.Los médicos le purificaron la sangre con un suero.
24. (sports)
a. despejar
The hitter cleared the ball with a good hit.El bateador despejó la bola con un buen golpe.
25. (to jump over)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The bird just cleared my head.El pájaro pasó salvando mi cabeza.
We had to clear a several meter sinkhole.Tuvimos que saltar por encima de un hueco de un metro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
26. (weather)
a. despejarse (sky)
The sky cleared after two weeks of rain.El cielo se despejó tras dos semanas de lluvias.
b. disiparse (fog)
The fog cleared by noon.La niebla se disipó sobre mediodía.
c. aclararse
The weather started to clear after a cloudy morning.El tiempo empezó a aclararse tras una mañana nubosa.
27. (of the mind)
a. calmarse
Breathe and let your mind clear before answering.Respira y deja que tu mente se calme antes de responder.
28. (to dissipate)
a. pasar
The irritation from the poison ivy has cleared.La irritación de la hiedra venenosa ya pasó.
29. (to be processed)
a. compensarse
Martin's check won't clear till tomorrow.El cheque de Martin no se compensará hasta mañana.
b. ser compensado
The check cleared at the end of April.El cheque fue compensado a finales de abril.
c. liberarse
The check took three weeks to clear.El cheque tardó tres semanas en liberarse.
d. ser liberado
Has the check from the real estate agency cleared yet?¿Ya fue liberado el cheque de la agencia inmobiliaria?
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evident
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clear)
a. evidente
It was evident from her comments in class that she hadn't finished the book.Era evidente por sus comentarios en clase que no se había terminado el libro.
b. manifiesto
It became evident to the guests that the wedding would not take place after all.Se volvió manifiesto para los invitados que al final no se llevaría a cabo la boda.
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