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English noun: cleanup

1. cleanup (possession) a very large profit


Broader (hypernym)earnings, lucre, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits

Domain usagecolloquialism

2. cleanup (communication) (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)

Synonymscleanup position, cleanup spot

Broader (hypernym)position

Part meronymbatting order, card, lineup

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

3. cleanup (act) the act of making something clean

SamplesHe gave his shoes a good cleaning.

Synonymscleaning, cleansing

Broader (hypernym)improvement

Narrower (hyponym)bathing, depilation, disinfestation, dry cleaning, epilation, housecleaning, purge, purging, purification, sanitation, sanitisation, sanitization, scouring, scrub, scrubbing, spring-cleaning, sterilisation, sterilization, sweeping, washup

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