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Meaning of CLEAN UP

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  1. [v]  make oneself presentable or neat; "Clean up before you go to the party"
  2. [v]  put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!"
  3. [v]  dispose of; "settle the bills"
  4. [v]  make a big profit; often in a short period of time; "The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up"
 Synonyms: neaten, square away, straighten, straighten out, tidy, tidy up
 See Also: clean, clean house, groom, houseclean, make, make up, neaten, order, profit, settle, turn a profit



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