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Synonyms for bare
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bare, au naturel(p), naked, nude(adj)

    completely unclothed

    "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"

    Antonyms:
    mantled, sealed, overgrown, mud-beplastered, clad, peritrichous, clothed, crusted, wrapped, arillate, hospitable, cloaked, splattered, encrusted, dust-covered, painted, snow-covered, draped, drenched, canopied, thickspread, plastered, white, dusty, snowy, smothered, awninged, spattered, sun-drenched, ariled, beaded, fancy, splashed, wide, drenched in, muffled, decorated, blanketed, moss-grown, full, splashy, dabbled, ample, snow-clad, mossy, crusty, tiled, moon-splashed, crustlike, covered, adorned

  2. bare(a), scanty, spare(adj)

    lacking in amplitude or quantity

    "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"

    Antonyms:
    splashy, dust-covered, crusted, dusty, cloaked, drenched in, spattered, mossy, snowy, tiled, crusty, arillate, overgrown, moon-splashed, encrusted, draped, sealed, sun-drenched, covered, canopied, painted, wide, splashed, snow-clad, muffled, mud-beplastered, smothered, dabbled, awninged, beaded, full, snow-covered, adorned, drenched, blanketed, peritrichous, splattered, ample, crustlike, decorated, mantled, clothed, wrapped, fancy, moss-grown, clad, white, plastered, thickspread, hospitable, ariled

  3. unsheathed, bare(adj)

    not having a protective covering

    "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, marginal, au naturel(p), simple(a), scanty, spare, unsheathed, nude, mere(a), plain, naked, bare(a), stark, desolate, unfinished, barren, unornamented, bleak, stripped

    Antonyms:
    mossy, ariled, sun-drenched, plastered, adorned, covered, draped, cloaked, drenched, dusty, peritrichous, overgrown, beaded, snow-covered, snowy, crusty, muffled, smothered, ample, spattered, snow-clad, blanketed, decorated, splattered, hospitable, painted, mantled, clothed, dust-covered, wide, crustlike, splashy, full, wrapped, arillate, dabbled, clad, splashed, white, sealed, drenched in, encrusted, thickspread, moss-grown, mud-beplastered, crusted, fancy, canopied, moon-splashed, awninged, tiled

  4. bare(adj)

    lacking its natural or customary covering

    "a bare hill"; "bare feet"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, marginal, au naturel(p), simple(a), scanty, spare, unsheathed, nude, mere(a), plain, naked, bare(a), stark, desolate, unfinished, unornamented, bleak, barren, stripped

    Antonyms:
    clothed, crustlike, tiled, thickspread, blanketed, wide, hospitable, full, white, sealed, crusty, moon-splashed, crusted, painted, encrusted, peritrichous, mantled, sun-drenched, dabbled, cloaked, splashy, overgrown, drenched in, dust-covered, snow-clad, spattered, fancy, wrapped, snowy, beaded, muffled, ariled, arillate, plastered, adorned, moss-grown, clad, drenched, splashed, snow-covered, awninged, smothered, covered, dusty, draped, canopied, decorated, ample, mossy, mud-beplastered, splattered

  5. bare(a), marginal(adj)

    just barely adequate or within a lower limit

    "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"

    Antonyms:
    splashed, decorated, moon-splashed, splattered, wrapped, plastered, full, clad, encrusted, snowy, sun-drenched, thickspread, wide, mud-beplastered, mantled, arillate, draped, moss-grown, sealed, snow-clad, splashy, crustlike, dabbled, canopied, mossy, muffled, dust-covered, spattered, crusty, drenched, dusty, drenched in, overgrown, covered, clothed, white, adorned, blanketed, hospitable, tiled, fancy, crusted, beaded, ample, ariled, smothered, cloaked, painted, awninged, peritrichous, snow-covered

  6. 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"

    Antonyms:
    clothed, splashy, ariled, moon-splashed, canopied, arillate, draped, beaded, adorned, blanketed, wrapped, tiled, muffled, thickspread, hospitable, sun-drenched, drenched in, splattered, crustlike, wide, snow-covered, sealed, overgrown, crusted, encrusted, full, ample, dabbled, crusty, covered, mossy, peritrichous, spattered, decorated, plastered, dusty, painted, snowy, smothered, drenched, dust-covered, awninged, mantled, mud-beplastered, clad, cloaked, white, moss-grown, splashed, snow-clad, fancy

  7. bare, unfinished(adj)

    lacking a surface finish such as paint

    "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, marginal, au naturel(p), simple(a), scanty, spare, unsheathed, nude, mere(a), plain, naked, bare(a), stark, desolate, unfinished, unornamented, bleak, barren, stripped

    Antonyms:
    splashy, dusty, draped, moon-splashed, hospitable, cloaked, dabbled, snow-clad, overgrown, clothed, arillate, plastered, moss-grown, wrapped, covered, sealed, fancy, white, dust-covered, snow-covered, awninged, mantled, splattered, clad, splashed, beaded, crusty, snowy, mud-beplastered, painted, mossy, tiled, adorned, drenched in, full, muffled, crusted, smothered, ariled, peritrichous, thickspread, blanketed, crustlike, decorated, canopied, drenched, encrusted, ample, wide, spattered, sun-drenched

  8. 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"

    Synonyms:
    spare, bare(a), devoid, perfect(a), consummate(a), blunt, unornamented, austere, au naturel(p), raw, marginal, arrant(a), black, severe, gross(a), staring(a), simple(a), stripped, desolate, destitute, mere(a), cutting, everlasting(a), double-dyed(a), crude(a), dim, complete(a), innocent, plain, nude, unsheathed, pure(a), unfinished, barren, stark(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), free, naked, bleak, unembellished, sodding(a), scanty, stark, utter(a), stern

    Antonyms:
    splattered, drenched in, drenched, ample, painted, encrusted, peritrichous, smothered, clad, crustlike, sealed, arillate, splashy, white, moss-grown, dabbled, mantled, beaded, moon-splashed, snow-clad, blanketed, mud-beplastered, clothed, snowy, adorned, splashed, full, awninged, wrapped, fancy, covered, plastered, decorated, ariled, dusty, spattered, thickspread, tiled, dust-covered, draped, canopied, sun-drenched, hospitable, wide, cloaked, muffled, mossy, snow-covered, overgrown, crusted, crusty

  9. bare, stripped(adj)

    having everything extraneous removed including contents

    "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, marginal, au naturel(p), simple(a), scanty, spare, unsheathed, nude, mere(a), plain, naked, bare(a), stark, desolate, unfinished, stripped-down, unornamented, bleak, barren, stripped

    Antonyms:
    smothered, dust-covered, covered, decorated, ariled, thickspread, wide, canopied, draped, blanketed, sealed, clothed, wrapped, overgrown, snow-clad, encrusted, crustlike, drenched, drenched in, awninged, sun-drenched, fancy, beaded, crusted, full, snow-covered, splashy, dabbled, snowy, white, mossy, plastered, clad, peritrichous, muffled, hospitable, adorned, mud-beplastered, mantled, ample, splattered, crusty, painted, spattered, dusty, arillate, tiled, splashed, cloaked, moss-grown, moon-splashed

  10. plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented(verb)

    lacking embellishment or ornamentation

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

    Synonyms:
    evident, spare, bare(a), unpatterned, supernumerary, unmixed, bleak, redundant, unornamented, superfluous, free, au naturel(p), patent, surplus, stark, excess, simple(a), homely, trim, unmingled, stripped, desolate, supererogatory, mere(a), unvarnished, extra, sheer, apparent, plain, nude, unsheathed, unfinished, barren, manifest, scanty, naked, marginal, unembellished, unmistakable

    Antonyms:
    dabbled, sun-drenched, draped, overgrown, canopied, blanketed, ample, beaded, thickspread, adorned, snow-covered, covered, ariled, awninged, peritrichous, clothed, white, muffled, snowy, splattered, full, spattered, drenched, sealed, moss-grown, snow-clad, painted, decorated, wide, splashed, arillate, encrusted, dust-covered, cloaked, crustlike, mud-beplastered, tiled, splashy, crusted, mossy, moon-splashed, clad, hospitable, mantled, crusty, wrapped, smothered, fancy, plastered, drenched in, dusty

  11. bare(verb)

    lay bare

    "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"

    Synonyms:
    publicise, denude, strip, air, denudate, publicize

    Antonyms:
    cloaked, mud-beplastered, arillate, blanketed, snow-clad, spattered, sealed, snowy, wide, decorated, mossy, adorned, dust-covered, splashed, fancy, awninged, smothered, clothed, encrusted, dusty, dabbled, clad, muffled, moon-splashed, crusted, plastered, sun-drenched, wrapped, drenched, overgrown, painted, thickspread, drenched in, full, splashy, ample, crustlike, covered, snow-covered, moss-grown, tiled, mantled, draped, hospitable, canopied, splattered, beaded, crusty, white, peritrichous, ariled

  12. publicize, publicise, air, bare(verb)

    make public

    "She aired her opinions on welfare"

    Synonyms:
    aerate, publicise, beam, vent, send, ventilate, advertise, strip, broadcast, air out, publicize, air, denude, transmit, advertize, denudate

    Antonyms:
    awninged, fancy, covered, snowy, mantled, sealed, mud-beplastered, drenched, sun-drenched, muffled, arillate, cloaked, tiled, full, ariled, dabbled, adorned, encrusted, clothed, dusty, clad, splattered, plastered, canopied, splashed, splashy, draped, crusty, peritrichous, hospitable, wide, dust-covered, snow-covered, wrapped, mossy, drenched in, white, decorated, overgrown, blanketed, thickspread, smothered, moon-splashed, snow-clad, spattered, crustlike, painted, crusted, moss-grown, beaded, ample

  13. denude, bare, denudate, strip(verb)

    lay bare

    "denude a forest"

    Synonyms:
    strip down, publicise, clean, leach, foray, divest, pillage, unclothe, deprive, plunder, publicize, dismantle, rifle, reave, air, denude, uncase, disrobe, strip, ransack, loot, discase, peel, undress, despoil, denudate, disinvest

    Antonyms:
    decorated, splashy, drenched, arillate, mantled, thickspread, sealed, beaded, cloaked, crustlike, crusted, ample, smothered, crusty, clad, overgrown, clothed, canopied, encrusted, moon-splashed, plastered, dust-covered, white, snowy, blanketed, wide, mossy, snow-clad, fancy, mud-beplastered, moss-grown, snow-covered, tiled, draped, covered, ariled, full, adorned, splashed, painted, peritrichous, awninged, sun-drenched, muffled, splattered, spattered, dabbled, hospitable, drenched in, dusty, wrapped

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bare(a.)

    Synonyms:
    naked, nude, denuded, uncovered, unclothed, undressed

  2. bare(a.)

    Synonyms:
    simple, sheer, mere

  3. bare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strip, uncover, make bare

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    naked, barry, bari, nude, parry, pari, barren, bir, skinned, nus, simple, strict

How to pronounce bare?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say bare in sign language?

  1. bare

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