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Definition 1: lay bare - [verb of change]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • denude a forest

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is a kind of ...) remove

"clear the leaves from the lawn" "Clear snow from the road"

(... is a kind of bare ) strip the leaves or branches from

"defoliate the trees with pesticides"

(... is a kind of bare ) clear land of its vegetation by burning it off

Definition 2: make public - [verb of communication]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She aired her opinions on welfare

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is a kind of ...) let something be known

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of bare ) publicize in an exaggerated and often misleading manner

(... is a kind of bare ) make public by bulletin

(... is a kind of bare ) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

"publish a magazine or newspaper"

(... is a kind of bare ) cause to become widely known

"spread information" "circulate a rumor" "broadcast the news"

(... is a kind of bare ) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

"We cannot air this X-rated song"

Definition 3: lay bare - [verb of contact]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bare your breasts
  • bare your feelings

(bare is a kind of ...) remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

"uncover your belly" "The man exposed himself in the subway"

Definition 4: lacking its natural or customary covering - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bare hill
  • bare feet

(bare is similar to ...) without the natural or usual covering

"a bald spot on the lawn" "bare hills"

(bare is similar to ...) lacking any cover

"naked branches of the trees" "lie on the naked rock"

(bare is similar to ...) lacking drapery or draperies

"undraped windows"

(bare is similar to ...) having no roof

"an unroofed shed"

Definition 5: not having a protective covering - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unsheathed cables
  • a bare blade

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: having everything extraneous removed including contents - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the bare walls
  • the cupboard was bare

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) holding or containing nothing

"an empty glass" "an empty room" "full of empty seats" "empty hours"

Definition 7: providing no shelter or sustenance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bare rocky hills
  • barren lands
  • the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
  • the desolate surface of the moon
  • a stark landscape

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) unfavorable to life or growth

"the barren inhospitable desert" "inhospitable mountain areas"

Definition 8: lacking in magnitude or quantity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bare livelihood
  • a scanty harvest
  • a spare diet

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) deficient in amount or quality or extent

"meager resources" "meager fare"

Definition 9: just barely adequate or within a lower limit - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bare majority
  • a marginal victory

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) very limited in degree

"won by a narrow margin" "a narrow escape"

Definition 10: apart from anything else; without additions or modifications - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • only the bare facts
  • shocked by the mere idea
  • the simple passage of time was enough
  • the simple truth

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) not elaborate or elaborated; simple

"plain food" "stuck to the plain facts" "a plain blue suit" "a plain rectangular brick building"

Definition 11: lacking embellishment or ornamentation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a plain hair style
  • unembellished white walls
  • functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction

Definition 12: completely unclothed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bare bodies
  • naked from the waist up
  • a nude model

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) not wearing clothing

Definition 13: lacking a surface finish such as paint - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bare wood
  • unfinished furniture

Synonyms for bare in the sense of this definition

(bare is similar to ...) not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat

"an unpainted house" "unpainted furniture"

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