What does clean out mean?

Definitions for clean out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clean out, clear out(verb)

    empty completely

    "We cleaned out all the drawers"

  2. clean out(verb)

    force out

    "The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers"

  3. clean out(verb)

    deprive completely of money or goods

    "The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours"


  1. clean out(Verb)

    To clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.

  2. clean out(Verb)

    To empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clean out in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clean out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ross Perot:

    If someone is blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?

  2. Shirley Jones:

    I'm a good citizen and I'm going to obey, i'm going to hole up in my apartment and clean out my dresser.

  3. Dale Nolte:

    If you are a farmer, they can clean out your crops overnight, we have farmers tell us they have given up on planting high-dollar crops because of the feral hog problem.

  4. Wednesday Clark:

    The opportunity is there if we want it, if I was to put the (Airbus super-jumbo) A380 through multiple points in Europe, we would clean out the business like a Dyson hoover.

  5. Dee Hock:

    The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.

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