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Synonyms of bare in English:


  • 1 he was bare from the waist up
    naked, unclothed, undressed, uncovered, stripped, with nothing on, in a state of nature, disrobed, unclad, undraped, exposed;
    informalwithout a stitch on, in one's birthday suit, in the raw, in the altogether, in the buff, as naked as the day one was born, in the nuddy, mother naked
    British informalstarkers
    Scottish informalin the scud, scuddy
    North American informalbare-assed, buck naked
    Australian informalbollocky
    British vulgar slangbollock-naked
    [Antonyms] clothed
  • 2 a bare room
    empty, emptied, unfurnished, vacant, clear, cleared, free, stark, austere, spartan, unadorned, unembellished, unornamented, unfussy, plain
    [Antonyms] furnished, embellished
  • 3 bare floorboards
    uncovered, uncarpeted, unpainted, unvarnished;
    polished, sealed
  • 4 a cupboard bare of food
    empty of, emptied of, without, lacking, devoid of, bereft of, wanting, deprived of, destitute of, free from
    [Antonyms] containing
  • 5 a bare landscape
    barren, bleak, exposed, desolate, stark, arid, desert, denuded, lunar;
    treeless, forestless, without vegetation, defoliated;
    [Antonyms] lush
  • 6 Herodotus did not record just the bare facts
    straightforward, plain, simple, basic, pure, essential, bare-bones, fundamental, stripped down, cut down, stark, bald, cold, hard;
    truthful, realistic, true to life;
    brutal, harsh;
    explicit, unequivocal, unambiguous, unexaggerated, unadorned, unembellished, undisguised, unveiled, unvarnished, unqualified
    informalwarts and all
  • 7 the bare minimum a bare majority
    mere, no more than, no better than, just a, only a, simple, sheer, very, basic;
    slim, slight, slender, paltry, skimpy, minimum, trifling
    [Antonyms] comfortable
  • verb

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  • he bared his arm
    uncover, strip, lay bare, undress, unclothe, denude, unveil, unmask;
    expose, expose to view, reveal;
    display, put on display, put on show, exhibit
    [Antonyms] cover
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    bare, naked, nude
    See naked

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