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Related to clears the air: defer to, off chance, stick with, come to fruition, in its entirety, pick up on, take issue with, turned a corner
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.
To pay for securities delivered into an account and accept funds for securities delivered out of an account.