clear

verb

Definitions of clear

(TRADEMARK LAW) to make a search to find out whether there are any prior uses or registrations with which the proposed trademark might conflict

Did the defendant use a reasonable process to select and clear the trademark?

to get over or past some obstacle or requirement; to officially declare that something has met some requirement or overcome some obstacle, step, or stage etc

Correspondent desires to engage NFS to execute and clear transactions and carry accounts on a fully disclosed basis on behalf of Correspondent.

to officially declare someone to be innocent or to free from blame

The former BBC presenter was cleared of raping two girls.