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1. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

Synonyms

  • cork
  • branch
  • sweetwood bark
  • phellem
  • tree trunk
  • cassia bark
  • chittem bark
  • covering
  • trunk
  • cover
  • mezereum
  • tapa
  • cinnamon bark
  • cinnamon
  • white cinnamon
  • eleuthera bark
  • tappa bark
  • canella
  • angostura
  • root
  • Jesuit's bark
  • winter's bark
  • Chinese cinnamon
  • natural covering
  • cinchona
  • cascara
  • cinchona bark
  • tanbark
  • Peruvian bark
  • canella bark
  • cascara sagrada
  • tapa bark
  • chittam bark
  • cascarilla bark
  • magnolia
  • tappa
  • bole

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • descendant
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bark

  • question-mark
  • ?question-mark
  • transpark
  • mediamark
  • intermark
  • premark
  • remark
  • demark
  • starke
  • stark
  • starck
  • spark
  • sparc
  • quark
  • clarke
  • clark
  • shark
  • sark
  • parke
  • park
  • parc
  • narc
  • merc
  • marque
  • marke
  • mark
  • marc
  • larke
  • lark
  • karch

How do you pronounce bark?

Pronounce bark as bɑrk.

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Sentences with bark


1. Verb, base form
The Yorkie's a good little watchdog, although he tends to bark a lot in general.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Rays are lines of small cells that run from the center of the round to the bark.

Quotes about bark


1. Love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove.O no, it is an ever-fixed markThat looks on tempests and is never shaken;It is the star to every wand'ring bark,Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken."(Sonnet 116)
- William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Sonnets

2. I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.
- William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

3. If you need help bark like a dog."- Gendry. "That's stupid. If I need help I'll shout help."- Arya
- George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

2. bark-louse

noun. any of several insects living on the bark of plants.

Synonyms

  • bark louse

3. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts.

Synonyms

  • sailing ship
  • barque

Antonyms

  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bark

verb. ['ˈbɑːrk'] speak in an unfriendly tone.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] a noise resembling the bark of a dog.

Antonyms

  • exclude

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] the sound made by a dog.

Synonyms

  • bow-wow

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • unmask

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. bark

verb. ['ˈbɑːrk'] make barking sounds.

Synonyms

  • bay
  • let loose
  • yap
  • quest
  • let out
  • emit
  • yelp
  • yip

Antonyms

  • hold
  • forfeit
  • keep quiet
  • take in

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. bark

verb. ['ˈbɑːrk'] remove the bark of a tree.

Synonyms

  • skin

Antonyms

  • laugh
  • give

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. bark

verb. ['ˈbɑːrk'] tan (a skin) with bark tannins.

Antonyms

  • close up

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. bark

verb. ['ˈbɑːrk'] cover with bark.

Antonyms

  • dress

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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