Definitions for BAREbɛər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)without covering or clothing; naked; nude:
without the usual furnishings, contents, etc.:
a bare three miles.
unadorned; bald; plain:
the bare facts.
constituting a minimum; scarcely sufficient:
the bare necessities of life.
(v.t.)to reveal or divulge:
to bare damaging new facts.
Origin of bare:
bef. 900; ME; OE bær, c. OFris ber, OS, OHG bar, ON berr
Ref: pt. of bear1. 1
bare, au naturel(p), naked, nude(adj)
"bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"
bare(a), scanty, spare(adj)
lacking in amplitude or quantity
"a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
not having a protective covering
"unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade"
lacking its natural or customary covering
"a bare hill"; "bare feet"
just barely adequate or within a lower limit
"a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"
bare(a), mere(a), simple(a)(adj)
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"
lacking a surface finish such as paint
"bare wood"; "unfinished furniture"
bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark(adj)
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"
having everything extraneous removed including contents
"the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare"
plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented(verb)
lacking embellishment or ornamentation
"a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"
"bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"
publicize, publicise, air, bare(verb)
"She aired her opinions on welfare"
denude, bare, denudate, strip(verb)
"denude a forest"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
not covered in clothes
with nothing on it or in it
The room was bare.
the most basic or simple
only using your hands
without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare
with head uncovered; bareheaded
without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed
plain; simple; unadorned; without polish; bald; meager
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
threadbare; much worn
mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority
surface; body; substance
that part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather
to strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast
bore; the old preterit of Bear, v
Bare is the third studio album by Annie Lennox, released in June 2003 on RCA Records. It peaked at number 3 in the UK and number 4 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The album has been certified Gold in both the UK and the U.S. and was nominated for Best Pop Album at the 46th Grammy Awards. According to official SoundScan figures, the album had sold a total of 826,000 copies in the United States by October 2005. The album was released with a DVD which included interviews and acoustic versions of songs by Lennox. The Japanese edition of the album features a version of Lennox's earlier hit "Cold" recorded live in Toronto. The cover art shows Lennox with pale makeup on her face and a small dogchain on her neck.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'BARE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4079
Rank popularity for the word 'BARE' in Adjectives Frequency: #538
Translations for BARE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
uncovered or naked
bare skin; bare floors.
- عارٍ ، بِدون ألبِسهArabic
- nuPortuguese (BR)
- nahý, holýCzech
- nøgen; barDanish
- γυμνός, ακάλυπτοςGreek
- desnudo, descubiertoSpanish
- لخت؛ برهنهFarsi
- חָשׂוּף, עָרוֹםHebrew
- ber, nakinnIcelandic
- nuogas, plikasLithuanian
- kails; neapsegtsLatvian
- bar, nakenNorwegian
- goły, nagiPolish
- لخت؛ برهنهPersian
- لوڅ، لغړ، بربنډ، څرګند، ايستلى (لكه توره له تيكې څخه)، تش لاسى (بې وسيلې)، شړيدلى (لكه كالى)Pashto
- gol, neacoperitRomanian
- nahý, holýSlovak
- bar, naken, kalSwedish
- 無遮蔽的，赤裸的Chinese (Trad.)
- оголений; голийUkrainian
- ننگا ، برہنہUrdu
- trần truồngVietnamese
- 无遮蔽的，赤裸的Chinese (Simp.)
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