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1. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] completely unclothed.

Synonyms

  • unclothed
  • au naturel
  • nude

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • uncover
  • unprepared
  • clasp

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word bare


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your objective here is to cut through the insulation without cutting into the bare copper.

2. Adjective
Wait for the paint to dry and add a second coat if there are any bare patches.

Quotes containing the word bare


1. Layer by layer art strips life bare.
- Robert Musil

2. Between the fear that something would happen and the hope that still it wouldn't, there is much more space than one thinks. On that narrow, hard, bare and dark space a lot of us spend their lives.
- Ivo Andric

3. Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare.
- Guy de Maupassant

2. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking in amplitude or quantity.

Synonyms

  • meagerly
  • meager
  • meagre
  • spare
  • scanty
  • scrimpy

Antonyms

  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still
  • concentrated

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bare

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] lay bare.

Synonyms

  • uncover

Antonyms

  • hard
  • concise

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking embellishment or ornamentation.

Synonyms

  • undecorated
  • spare
  • plain
  • unadorned
  • unembellished

Antonyms

  • gather
  • stay in place
  • centralization
  • fold

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking its natural or customary covering.

Synonyms

  • bald
  • undraped
  • denudate
  • denuded
  • unroofed

Antonyms

  • birth
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] not having a protective covering.

Antonyms

  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bare

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] lay bare.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • denudate
  • defoliate
  • denude
  • burn off

Antonyms

  • pack
  • disappear
  • discourage
  • parent

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking a surface finish such as paint.

Synonyms

  • unfinished

Antonyms

  • classify
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] just barely adequate or within a lower limit.

Synonyms

  • narrow

Antonyms

  • background
  • play down

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] providing no shelter or sustenance.

Synonyms

  • desolate
  • inhospitable
  • stark
  • barren

Antonyms

  • engage
  • requisition
  • confine
  • spell

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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