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Definition of Bare


  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.
  3. Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
  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.
  8. Surface; body; substance.
  9. That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.
  10. To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.
  11. Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.
  12. of Bear

Bare Quotations

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.
Judith Viorst

We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
Winston Churchill

I love the water. Everything about it. Smelling the humidity in the air, seeing the mist rise in the morning, feeling the dew-wet grass on my bare feet. I love watching the fish jump and the geese land. We even have an eagle here that circles every so often.
Lori Foster

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
Anton Chekhov

Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.
Matthew Arnold
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Bare Translations

bare in Dutch is onopgesmukt, onbedekt, bloot, naakt
bare in Finnish is alaston
bare in German is nackt
bare in Italian is denudare
bare in Latin is patesco
bare in Portuguese is nu, desencapado
bare in Spanish is desnudo
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