clear away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyclear away
he/she/itclears away
present participleclearing away
past tensecleared away
past participlecleared away
  1. to remove something that you have finished using or no longer want in order to make a place tidy

    A young woman cleared away their empty cups.

    You sit down – I’ll clear away.

See also main entry: clear