verb To concur with something the Administration believes. "But when I gave the when they talked about the speech and when they looked at the speech, it was cleared" (George W. Bush, July 14, 2003). 2. adverb Prone to switching to passive voice in response to a series of unpatriotic questions. "I'm going to be very clear, all right? In the President's speech that sentence was changed, right? And with the change in that sentence, the speech was cleared " (Condoleeza Rice, July 11, 2002).