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Definition of bare:

  1. Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.
  2. 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.
  3. Mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority.
  4. Plain; simple; unadorned; without polish; bald; meager.
  5. Surface; body; substance.
  6. That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.
  7. Threadbare; much worn.
  8. To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.
  9. With head uncovered; bareheaded.
  10. Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
  11. Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare.

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narrow, derelict, publicise, leach, blank, disinvest, void, few, make no secret of something, perfect, leafless, publicize, everlasting, unpatterned, mother-naked, starkers, aerate, extra, supererogatory, pillage, stripped-down, scanty, strip away, plunder, unvarnished, supernumerary, superfluous, vacant, cutting, bottomless, air, dismantle, au naturel, parched, destitute, grassless, unmixed, desolate, scant, advertise, blunt, surrender, rudimentary, foray, stern, voice, evident, air out, excess, raw, gross, marginal, plain-vanilla, full, unpainted, uncase, empty, bereft, transmit, offer, only, modest, sodding, black, dry, ransack, unmistakable, inadequate, throw back, advertize, consummate, unembellished, severe, rifle, staring, treeless, beam, a state of undress, crude, dusty, very, full-frontal, put on, unornamented, homely, deprive, bankrupt, intrinsic, double-dyed, render, complete, slight, insufficient, inherent, mere, ventilate, redundant, dim, sheer, give away, core, strip down, meager, arid, despoil, denudate, lifeless, express yourself, thoroughgoing, devoid, vent, meagre, utter, minimum, unfinished, sparse, meagerly, undecorated, unmingled, toom, uncrowded, wild, little, loot, natural, broadcast, trim, surplus, reave, arrant, barely, apparent, vacuous, hollow, topless, sun-baked, discase, send, free.

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