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Meaning of CLEAN OUT

Pronunciation:  kleen awt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  empty completely; "We cleaned out all the drawers"
  2. [v]  force out; "The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers"
  3. [v]  deprive completely of money or goods; "The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours"
 Synonyms: clear out
 See Also: can, clinker, deprive, dismiss, divest, empty, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, sack, send away, strip, terminate



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