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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bare(a)

    Synonyms:
    naked, nude, undressed, denuded, unveiled, exposed, undraped, in puris naturalibus, unadorned, bald, meager, unembellished, uncolored, unvarnished, empty, destitute, unfurnished, threadbare, pileworn, napless, meer, alone, sheer

  2. bare(v)

    Synonyms:
    denude, strip, divest, expose, undress, unmask

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bare":

    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?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#933simple
#986advertise
#1378extra
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#3717cutting
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#3862strip
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#5471beam
#5998trim
#6173spare
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#6959bare
#7139strict
#7271innocent
#7783surplus
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#8487evident
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#10008rifle
#10536stern
#11024marginal
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#24547barren
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#28478bari
#29272nus
#32349deprive
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#34889publicize
#35497dismantle
#35699superfluous
#36359desolate
#37131undress
#37254plunder
#39511foray
#39518unmistakable
#43391destitute
#50897homely
#53038austere
#58940divest
#60646publicise
#60754pillage
#67164scanty
#68734unadulterated
#86133unmixed
#86789ventilate
#93997advertize
#118122supernumerary
#119547unvarnished
#144382aerate
#164671ransack
#199752disrobe
#219582unsheathed
#228192despoil

How to use bare in a sentence?

  1. Tom Ballantyne:

    British Airways once stripped one of their Concordes back to bare bones after years of service and found British Airways was in perfect condition with no wear and tear at all, given British Airways gets proper restoration there shouldn't be any issue getting it passed by the regulators. While the plane did have that dreadful crash with Air France that's not why it was taken out of service.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Talking and discussing the rights, yours and ours, puts you and us, in the wave of judicial mirage for hoping equality and justice. As a bare reality, the United Nations cannot employ and enforce that under its veto sword, in the presence of civilized Ali Baba and hundreds of lawmakers-thieves.

  3. Mayan Sinu:

    I hope Baghdadi is suffering more than we ever did, and my God we suffered, i wish he (Baghdadi) hadn't blown himself up so I could have slaughtered him myself with my bare hands.

  4. Gotz Aly:

    With Germany’s financial situation worsening by the day, the Nazi leadership in Berlin was keen to forge ahead with its annexation of Czechoslovakia and its domestic pogroms against Jews. The state treasury needed more money. Despite various accounting tricks, the government was just barely avoiding bankruptcy; if nothing was done, Germany’s financial problems would quickly be laid bare. The only hope was to go on the offensive.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    Rudy Giuliani said Putin is what Barack Obama call a leader, mike Huckabee and Sean Hannity keep talking about Mike Huckabee bare chest, Mike Huckabee and Sean Hannity is kind of weird.


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