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

Syntax

myMap.clear();

Return value

undefined.

Examples

Using the clear method

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

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome 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 38Edge Mobile Full support 12Firefox Android Full support 19Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support Yesnodejs Full support 0.12

Legend

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Full support

See also

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