clear-cut


clear-cut
Synonyms and related words:
assured, biting, categorical, chiseled, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, coherent, connected, consistent, conspicuous, crisp, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, cutting, defined, definite, definitive, direct, distinct, evident, exact, explicit, express, glaring, in focus, indubitable, ingoing, limpid, loud and clear, lucent, lucid, luminous, manifest, nice, obvious, past dispute, patent, pellucid, penetrating, perspicuous, plain, positive, precise, prominent, pronounced, simple, specific, staring, straightforward, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, trenchant, unambiguous, unconfused, undisputed, undoubted, unequivocal, univocal, unmistakable, unquestioned, well-defined, well-marked, well-pronounced, well-resolved

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  • clear-cut — clear cutness, n. /klear kut / for 1, 2; /klear kut / for 3 5, adj., n., v., clear cut, clear cutting. adj. 1. formed with or having clearly defined outlines: a face with clear cut features. 2. unambiguously clear; completely evident; definite:… …   Universalium

  • clear-cut — clear cut1 adj easy to understand or be certain about = ↑definite ▪ There is not always a clear cut distinction between right and wrong. clear cut 2 clear cut2 n AmE an area of forest that has been completely cut down >clear cut v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Clear-cut — a. 1. Having a sharp, distinct outline, like that of a cameo. [1913 Webster] She has . . . a cold and clear cut face. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. Concisely and distinctly expressed. [1913 Webster] 3. Distinct and unambiguous; unquestionable; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clear-cut — clear cut1 adjective definite and easy to understand, recognize, or make a decision about: The situation wasn t as clear cut as he d have liked. clear cut ,clear cut 2 verb intransitive or transitive AMERICAN to cut down all the trees in an area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Clear-cut — v. t. To cut (a region of forest) clear of all trees. It is a method used for efficiently logging a portion of forest, but often has undesirable effects on the environment. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clear-cut — clear and certain, so that there is no doubt about something. She has clear cut evidence that the company cheated her. The link between alcohol and crime is clear cut …   New idioms dictionary

  • clear-cut — [klir′kut΄] adj. 1. clearly and sharply outlined 2. distinct; definite; not doubtful; unambiguous 3. having all of its trees cut down vt. to cut (a forested area) completely: Also written clearcut clear cutting n., adj. clearcutting …   English World dictionary

  • clear-cut — index accurate, categorical, certain (positive), certain (specific), clear (apparent), coheren …   Law dictionary

  • clear-cut — trenchant, *incisive, cutting, biting, crisp Analogous words: distinct, plain, clear, manifest, *evident: definite, *explicit, express: precise, exact, nice (see CORRECT) Contrasted words: confused, muddled (see CONFUSE): hazy, misty, fogged (see …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • clear-cut — [adj] definite assured, categorical, crystalline, decided, definitive, distinct, evident, explicit, express, indubitable, lucent, lucid, obvious, plain, precise, pronounced, sharp cut, specific, straightforward, unambiguous, undisputed, undoubted …   New thesaurus

  • clear cut — index exact Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary