HyperDic: bare

English > 13 senses of the word bare:
ADJECTIVEallbare, au naturel, naked, nudecompletely unclothed
allbare, scanty, sparelacking in amplitude or quantity
allbare, unsheathednot having a protective ... / protective covering
allbarelacking its natural or customary covering
allbare, marginaljust barely adequate or within a lower limit
allbare, mere, simpleapart from anything else
allbare, unfinishedlacking a surface finish such as paint
allbare, barren, bleak, desolate, starkproviding no shelter or sustenance
allbare, strippedhaving everything extraneous removed including contents
allbare, plain, spare, unembellished, unornamentedlacking embellishment or ornamentation
VERBcontactbarelay bare
communicationbare, publicize, publicise, airmake public
changebare, denude, denudate, striplay bare
bare > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCompletely unclothed.
Example"bare bodies"
Synonymsau naturel, naked, nude
Broaderunclothednot wearing clothing
Spanishdescubierto, desnudo
Catalandescobert, despullat, nu
Nounsbarenessthe state of being unclothed and exposed (especially of a part of the body)
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking in amplitude or quantity.
Example"a bare livelihood"
Synonymsscanty, spare
Broadermeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Spanishescaso, insuficiente, parco, reducido
Catalanescàs, insuficient, minso, reduït
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot having a protective ... / protective covering.
Example "a bare blade"
Synonymunsheathed
Oppositesheathedenclosed in a protective ... / protective covering
Spanishdescubierto
Nounsbarenessan extreme / extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 4
Meaninglacking its natural or customary covering.
Examples
  • "a bare hill"
  • "bare feet"
Narrowerbald, denuded, denudateWithout the natural or usual covering
nakedlacking any cover
undrapedlacking drapery or draperies
unroofedHaving no roof / roof
Oppositecoveredoverlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something
Spanishraso
Catalanras
Nounsbarenessan extreme / extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 5
MeaningJust barely adequate or within a lower limit.
Example"a bare majority"
Synonymmarginal
BroadernarrowVery limited in degree
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 6
Meaningapart from anything else; without additions or modifications.
Example"only the bare facts"
Synonymsmere, simple
Broaderplainnot elaborate or elaborated
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 7
Meaninglacking a surface finish such as paint.
Example"bare wood"
Synonymunfinished
Broaderunpaintednot having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat
Spanishinacabado, incompleto
Nounsbarenessan extreme / extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 8
MeaningProviding no shelter or sustenance.
Example"bare rocky hills"
Synonymsbarren, bleak, desolate, stark
Broaderinhospitableunfavorable to life or growth
Spanishárido, desértico, desierto, desolado, estéril, yermo
Catalanàrid, desert, desèrtic, desolat, erm, estèril
Nounsbarenessan extreme / extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 9
MeaningHaving everything extraneous removed including contents.
Examples
  • "the bare walls"
  • "the cupboard was bare"
Synonymstripped
Broaderemptyholding or containing nothing
Spanishdesnudo
Catalannu
Nounsbarenessan extreme / extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
English > bare: 13 senses > adjective 10
Meaninglacking embellishment or ornamentation.
Synonymsplain, spare, unembellished, unornamented
Broaderunadorned, undecoratednot decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction
Spanishnatural, sencillo
Catalannatural, senzill
English > bare: 13 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninglay bare.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "bare your breasts"
  • "bare your feelings"
Broaderuncover, exposeRemove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
Spanishdesnudar
English > bare: 13 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake public.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymspublicize, publicise, air
Narrowerair, send, broadcast, beam, transmitbroadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
bulletinmake public by bulletin
circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass aroundCause to become widely known
hypePublicize in an exaggerated and often misleading manner
publish, bring out, put out, issue, releasePrepare and issue for public distribution or sale
BroadertellLet something be known
Spanishairear, divulgar
English > bare: 13 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninglay bare.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey bare the trees
Synonymsdenude, denudate, strip
Narrowerburn offClear land of its vegetation by burning it off
defoliatestrip the leaves or branches from
BroaderclearRemove
Spanishdenudar, descubrir, desnudar, despejar, despojar, desvestir, pelar
Catalandesembarassar, desposseir, despullar, desvestir

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