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American English: /bɛr/
British English: /bɛː/

Translation of bare in Spanish:

adjective barerPronunciation: /ˈberər/, /ˈbeərə(r)/, barestPronunciation: /ˈberəst/, /ˈbeərɪst/

  • 1 1.1 (uncovered)
    sin alfombrar
    bare from the waist up
    desnudo hasta la cintura
    con el torso desnudo
    to lay something bare
    poner or dejar algo al descubierto
    a landscape bare of vegetation
    un paisaje desprovisto de vegetación
    Example sentences
    • They shared a white sheet covering their bare body from the waist down.
    • ‘I need a cup of coffee, and badly,’ he decided as he got out of bed and threw a robe on, covering his bare body.
    • Fabyein's broad back was turned to her; his sun-darkened body was bare beneath the covers.
    Example sentences
    • How the trees looked so naked and bare with no coverings.
    • I love to watch plants grow, covering fences and bare earth.
    • Roofs seemed to jig unevenly as shingles drooped off of the edges, while many had bare spots with no covering at all.
    con pocos muebles
    bare of ornament
    sin adorno
    Example sentences
    • She opened the light green fridge, an odd colour but it was just regular by Val's standards, and rummaged through the bare contents.
    • He was in a plain, bare cell with bars and the whole bit.
    • Children told me of having their rooms stripped bare and the contents thrown into the corridor.
  • 2 (before noun) 2.1 (without details)
    he gave me just the bare facts
    se ciñó estrictamente a los hechos
    Example sentences
    • For all that, the staging will be simple, a bare set putting the focus on the performers' physical presence.
    • In general he eschewed complicated effects of pulsating or flashing lights, preferring a bare and simple presentation that brought him within the orbit of Minimal art.
    • Nicole told Tommy that she liked the simple, bare hotel room.
    2.2 (mere) the bare essentials/necessities
    lo estrictamente esencial/necesario
    they have the barest majority
    tienen una mayoría muy escasa
    they earn the bare(st) minimum
    ganan lo justo para vivir
    the incident was given a bare two paragraphs
    el incidente apenas si mereció dos párrafos

transitive verb

  • to bare one's head
    quitarse el sombrero
    the dog bared its teeth
    el perro enseñó or mostró los dientes
    she bared her soul to me
    me abrió su corazón
    Example sentences
    • One of the prisoners bared his back after his initial arrest to reveal open welts allegedly caused by baton and rubber hoses.
    • With Britney baring her belly every chance she gets, tummies are getting more attention than ever.
    • The Comte rushed to help her, and as she seemed to be stifling, cut her bodice open with his dagger, baring her shoulder.
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