Map.prototype.clear()

The clear() method removes all elements from a Map object.

Syntax

myMap.clear();

Return value

undefined.

Examples

Using clear()

var myMap = new Map();
myMap.set('bar', 'baz');
myMap.set(1, 'foo');

myMap.size;       // 2
myMap.has('bar'); // true

myMap.clear();

myMap.size;       // 0
myMap.has('bar')  // false

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Map.prototype.clear' in that specification.
Draft  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Map.prototype.clear' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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clearChrome Full support 38Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 19IE Full support 11Opera Full support 25Safari Full support 8WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Firefox Android Full support 19Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support 3.0nodejs Full support 0.12

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See also