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Overview of verb bare

The verb bare has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) bare

(lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings")

2. publicize, publicise, air, bare

(make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare")

3. denude, bare, denudate, strip

(lay bare; "denude a forest")

Overview of adj bare

The adj bare has 10 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bare, au naturel, naked, nude

(completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model")

2. (2) bare, scanty, spare

(lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet")

3. unsheathed, bare

(not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade")

4. bare

(lacking its natural or customary covering; "a bare hill"; "bare feet")

5. bare, marginal

(just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory")

6. bare, mere, simple

(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")

7. bare, unfinished

(lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture")

8. bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark

(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")

9. bare, stripped

(having everything extraneous removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare")

10. plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented

(lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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