Definition of Make clean
1. Verb. Make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from. "They make clean the cape "; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
Specialized synonyms: Disinfect, Brush, Dust, Hoover, Vacuum, Vacuum-clean, Hygienise, Hygienize, Sanitise, Sanitize, Bream, Steam, Steam Clean, Plume, Preen, Sweep, Do The Dishes, Wash Up, Pipe-clay, Scavenge, Dry Clean, Launder, Wash
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Related verbs: Clean, Clean House, Houseclean, Clean
Derivative terms: Cleaner, Cleaner, Cleaner, Cleaning
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Literary usage of Make clean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Synonyms of the Old Testament: Their Bearing on Christian Faith and Practice by Robert Baker Girdlestone (1871)
"... to wash the body.— § 11. Moral application of these words.—§ 12. Washing, according to the NT—§ 13. Sarar, to make clean.—§ U. Words osed in the 0. ..."
2. The Paradise Or Garden of the Holy Fathers: Being Histories of the by Athanasius (1907)
"... following " reasons:—First: If one of them was vexed with his neighbour, " and it was impossible for him to make clean his heart in re- " spect of him. ..."
3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"6» Pure, chaste, clean-minded, free from lust. 7. Ceremonially pure, ritually just, according with ceremonial. Clean, ra Cleanse, purify, make clean, ..."