Pronunciation: bâr
1.Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare.
2.With head uncovered; bareheaded.
When once thy foot enters the church, be bare.
- Herbert.
3.Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
Bare in thy guilt, how foul must thou appear !
- Milton.
4.Plain; simple; unadorned; without polish; bald; meager.
5.Destitute; indigent; empty; unfurnished or scantily furnished; - used with of (rarely with in) before the thing wanting or taken away; as, a room bare of furniture.
6.Threadbare; much worn.
7.Mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority.
Nor are men prevailed upon by bare words.
- South.
Under bare poles
(Naut.) having no sail set.
n.1.Surface; body; substance.
You have touched the very bare of naked truth.
- Marston.
2.(Arch.) That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.
v. t.1.To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.
[imp. & p. p. Bared(bârd); p. pr. & vb. n. Baring.]
v.1.Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.
Verb1.bare - lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"
2.bare - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
Synonyms: publicize, publicise, air
3.bare - lay bare; "denude a forest"
Synonyms: denudate, denude, strip
Adj.1.bare - denuded of leaves; "the bare branches of winter"
2.bare - completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"
Synonyms: au naturel, naked, nude
3.bare - lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
Synonyms: scanty, spare
4.bare - without the natural or usual covering; "a bald spot on the lawn"; "bare hills"
Synonyms: denudate, denuded, bald
5.bare - not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade"
Synonyms: unsheathed
6.bare - just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"
Synonyms: marginal
7.bare - apart from anything else; without additions or modifications; "only the bare facts"; "shocked by the mere idea"; "the simple passage of time was enough"; "the simple truth"
Synonyms: mere, simple
8.bare - lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture"
Synonyms: unfinished
9.bare - providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"
Synonyms: barren, desolate, bleak, stark
10.bare - having extraneous everything removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare"
Synonyms: stripped
11.bare - showing ground without the usual covering of grass; "a carefully swept bare yard around the house"
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-- Bare --
bare bone
bare bones
bare metal
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