clear someone's name

clear someone's name
clear someone’s name phrase
to prove that someone did not do something that they were accused of

The men say they have been falsely accused and are determined to clear their names.

Thesaurus: to prove or say that someone is not to blamesynonym lawyers and people who work in law courtshyponym
Main entry: clear

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  • clear one's name — {v. phr.} To prove someone is innocent of a crime or misdeed of which he has been accused. * /The falsely accused rapist has been trying in vain to clear his name./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • clear — clear1 [ klır ] adjective *** ▸ 1 easy to understand ▸ 2 obvious ▸ 3 transparent ▸ 4 without clouds/rain etc. ▸ 5 easy to see ▸ 6 easy to hear ▸ 7 not blocked ▸ 8 eyes: bright and healthy ▸ 9 skin: healthy ▸ 10 not confused ▸ 11 without guilty… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • name — name1 [ neım ] noun *** 1. ) count a word or set of words by which a person or thing is usually known: My name is Judith Kramer. Please write your name, address, and telephone number on the list. name of: What s the name of this flower? name for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clear — I UK [klɪə(r)] / US [klɪr] adjective Word forms clear : adjective clear comparative clearer superlative clearest *** 1) obvious and impossible to doubt clear evidence: There was clear evidence putting him at the scene of the crime. a clear… …   English dictionary

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