Definitions of bare

  1. To uncover; to reveal; to expose.
  2. To strip or uncover.
  3. To lay open; expose.
  4. To lay bare; strip; reveal; expose.
  5. make public; " She aired her opinions on welfare"
  6. To strip; to make bare. Bare poles, the masts of a ship at sea without sails.
  7. To make naked; to strip or uncover.
  8. Of bear.
  9. Surface; body; substance.
  10. That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.
  11. Barely.
  12. completely unclothed; " bare bodies"; " naked from the waste up"; " a nude model"
  13. showing ground without the usual covering of grass; " a carefully swept bare yard around the house"
  14. having extraneous everything removed including contents; " the bare walls"; " the cupboard was bare"
  15. denuded of leaves; " the bare branches of winter"
  16. Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare.
  17. With head uncovered; bareheaded.
  18. Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
  19. Threadbare; much worn.
  20. Mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority.
  21. To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.
  22. Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.
  23. Destitute; indigent; empty; unfurnished or scantily furnished; - used with of ( rarely with in) before the thing wanting or taken away; as, a room bare of furniture.
  24. Uncovered; naked; nude having the head uncovered; unconcealed; simple; unadorned; unfurnished; plain; threadbare; empty; poor; scanty; mere.
  25. Uncovered, naked: poor, scanty: unadorned: mere or by itself.
  26. Pa. t. of BEAR.
  27. Naked; plain; poor; mere.
  28. Imp. Of BEAR, v.
  29. Uncovered; naked; empty; unsheathed.
  30. Scanty; simple; mere.
  31. Manifest; undisguised.
  32. Naked; uncovered; with the head uncovered, from respect; unadorned; poor; destitute; much worn.
  33. Naked; without covering; plain; simple; poor.
  34. Of to bear.