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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
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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