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Clear

To settle a trade by the seller delivering securities and the buyer delivering funds in the proper form. A trade that does not clear is said to fail. Comparison of the details of a transaction between broker/dealers prior to settlement; final exchange of securities for cash on delivery.

Clear

To settle a transaction by the payment of the price and often the delivery of the goods. Because so many transactions occur at a given time, and because they may directly or indirectly involve a number of third parties, such as brokers, dealers, or specialists, clearing firms settle most transactions in exchange for a fee.

clear

To pay for securities delivered into an account and accept funds for securities delivered out of an account.

clear

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller delivers securities and the buyer delivers funds in the prescribed manner and on time. Compare fail. See also good delivery.
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People here have been urging each other to clear off somewhere else for years, and it never worked.
With Merthyr well on top it wasn't until seven minutes before the break that St Neots threatened, but on this occasion James Bloom was on hand to clear off the Merthyr goal-line from James Beech.
With Merthyr well on top it wasn't until seven minutes before the break that St Neots threatened but on this occasion James Bloom was on hand to clear off the Merthyr goal-line from James Beech.
Municipal workers are still working hard to clear off the roads and congested locations.
Goalkeeper Scott Flinders was beaten by Tendayi Darikwa's shot - it was a certain goal before defender Jack Baldwin positioned headed it clear off the line.
Ian Traylor had their best opportunity right at the death with defender Harrison once again on hand to clear off the line.