bare


bare
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verb
Bare is used with these nouns as the object: ↑claw, ↑fang, ↑soul, ↑tooth
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adj.
VERBS
be, look
remain
leave sth

You shouldn't have left the wires bare.

lay sth, strip sth

The earth had been laid bare.

The walls have been stripped bare.

ADVERB
very
completely, quite

The room was completely bare.

almost, rather
PREPOSITION
of

The house was almost bare of furniture.

Bare is used with these nouns: ↑arm, ↑back, ↑belly, ↑bottom, ↑branch, ↑breast, ↑bulb, ↑bum, ↑buttock, ↑chest, ↑concrete, ↑cupboard, ↑detail, ↑dirt, ↑earth, ↑essentials, ↑existence, ↑fact, ↑fist, ↑flesh, ↑floor, ↑floorboard, ↑foot, ↑ground, ↑head, ↑hill, ↑hillside, ↑infinitive, ↑knee, ↑knuckle, ↑larder, ↑leg, ↑limb, ↑majority, ↑metal, ↑minimum, ↑necessity, ↑outline, ↑patch, ↑rock, ↑room, ↑shelf, ↑shoulder, ↑skin, ↑stomach, ↑subsistence, ↑table, ↑thigh, ↑toe, ↑torso, ↑tree, ↑twig, ↑wall, ↑wire

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  • Bare — (b[^a]r), a. [OE. bar, bare, AS. b[ae]r; akin to D. & G. baar, OHG. par, Icel. berr, Sw. & Dan. bar, Oslav. bos[u^] barefoot, Lith. basas; cf. Skr. bh[=a]s to shine. [root]85.] [1913 Webster] 1. Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bare — adj 1 Bare, naked, nude, bald, barren are comparable when they mean destitute or divested of the naturally or conventionally appropriate covering or clothing. Bare strongly suggests the removal or, often, the rejection of something additional,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bare — means minimal or naked. Bare may also refer to:Places: * Bare, Morecambe, a suburb of Morecambe, in Lancashire, England * Bare (woreda), a district in Ethiopia * Bare (Serbia), a place in Serbia * Bărăi, Cluj, a village in Romania, formerly… …   Wikipedia

  • bare — bare1 [ber] adj. barer, barest [ME bar < OE bær < IE * bhoso s < ? base * bhes , to rub off > SAND] 1. a) without the natural or customary covering [bare wooden floors] b) without clothing; naked [bare legs] …   English World dictionary

  • Bare — bzw. Baré bezeichnet: einen Spitznamen des US amerikanischen Country Sängers und Songwriters Bobby Bare Bare (Bezirk), einen Bezirk der ehemaligen deutschen Kolonie Deutsch Kamerun das Kurzwort (Kopfwort) für Barebacking Baré (Ethnie), einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bare — bare; bare·fac·ed·ly; bare·fit; bare·ness; bare·sark; thread·bare·ness; un·bare; bare·head·ed·ness; iso·bare; …   English syllables

  • bare — [beə ǁ ber] adjective go bare INSURANCE if a business goes bare, it decides not to buy insurance to protect it against claims for damage or harm done by its products: • Some firms choose to go bare, preferring possible bankruptcy to the certainty …   Financial and business terms

  • Baré — can mean:* The Baré people of Brazil * The Baré language, spoken by the Barés * Baré Esporte Clube, a Brazilian football club * Jeanne Baré, a French explorer * Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, a former head of state of Niger …   Wikipedia

  • bare — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not clothed or covered. 2) without the appropriate or usual covering or contents: a big, bare room. 3) without elaboration; basic: the bare facts. 4) only just sufficient: a bare majority. ► VERB ▪ uncover and reveal. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • Bare — Bare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bared}(b[^a]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Baring}.] [AS. barian. See {Bare}, a.] To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bare — barè interj. bure: Aveles par mum̃ šaukia barè barè barè Mlt …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language


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