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Adjective bare has 11 senses
  1. bare - denuded of leaves; "the bare branches of winter"
    leafy (indirect, via leafless)
  2. bare, au naturel, naked, nude - completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"
    Antonyms: clothed, clad (indirect, via unclothed)
  3. bare, scanty, spare - lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
    Antonym: ample (indirect, via meager)
  4. bald, bare, denuded, denudate - without the natural or usual covering; "a bald spot on the lawn"; "bare hills"
    Antonym: covered (indirect, via uncovered)
  5. unsheathed, bare - not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade"
  6. bare, marginal - just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"
    Antonym: wide (indirect, via narrow)
  7. 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"
    Antonym: fancy (indirect, via plain)
  8. bare, unfinished - lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture"
    Antonym: painted (indirect, via unpainted)
  9. 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"
    Antonym: hospitable (indirect, via inhospitable)
  10. bare, stripped - having extraneous everything removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare"
    Antonym: full (indirect, via empty)
  11. bare - showing ground without the usual covering of grass; "a carefully swept bare yard around the house"
    grassy (indirect, via grassless)
Verb bare has 3 senses
  1. bare - lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"
    --1 is one way to
    uncover, expose
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. publicize, publicise, air, bare - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
    --2 is one way to tell
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. denude, bare, denudate, strip - lay bare; "denude a forest"
    --3 is one way to clear
    Sample sentence:
    They bare the trees
bare-ass bare-assed bare-bones bare-breasted bare-chested bare-faced bare-knuckle bare-knuckled bare bare bone bare bones bare foot bare prenominal bare skin bare walls bareback barebacked

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