Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bare

3 senses of bare

Sense 1
bare -- (lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings")
       => uncover, expose -- (remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway")

Sense 2
publicize, publicise, air, bare -- (make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare")
       => tell -- (let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late")

Sense 3
denude, bare, denudate, strip -- (lay bare; "denude a forest")
       => clear -- (remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road")

Antonyms of adj bare

10 senses of bare

Sense 1
bare, au naturel (predicate), naked, nude -- (completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model")

INDIRECT (VIA unclothed) -> clothed, clad -- (wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses")

Sense 2
bare (prenominal), scanty, spare -- (lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet")

INDIRECT (VIA meager) -> ample -- (more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply")

Sense 3
unsheathed (vs. sheathed), bare -- (not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade")


Sense 4
bare (vs. covered) -- (lacking its natural or customary covering; "a bare hill"; "bare feet")

covered (vs. bare) -- (overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony")
        => ariled, arillate -- ((of some seeds) having a fleshy and usually brightly colored cover)
        => awninged -- (covered with an awning; "with awninged windows on the west side")
        => beaded -- (covered with beads of liquid; "a face beaded with sweat")
        => blanketed -- (covered with (or as if with) a blanket)
        => canopied -- (covered with or as with a canopy; "a canopied bed"; "streets canopied by stately trees")
        => cloaked, clothed, draped, mantled, wrapped -- (covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak; "leaf-clothed trees"; "fog-cloaked meadows"; "a beam draped with cobwebs"; "cloud-wrapped peaks")
        => crusted, encrusted, crusty, crustlike -- (having a hardened crust as a covering)
        => dabbled, spattered, splashed, splattered -- (covered with bright patches (often used in combination); "waves dabbled with moonlight"; "a blood-spattered room"; "gardens splashed with color"; "kitchen walls splattered with grease")
        => drenched, drenched in -- (abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in combination; "drenched in moonlight"; "moon-drenched meadows")
        => dusty, dust-covered -- (covered with a layer of dust; "a dusty pile of books")
        => moon-splashed -- (splashed or covered patchily with moonlight; "the moon-splashed world")
        => moss-grown, mossy -- (overgrown with moss)
        => mud-beplastered -- (covered with or as if with mud; "mud-beplastered arguments")
        => muffled -- (wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy; "children muffled almost to the eyebrows")
        => peritrichous -- (covered all over with uniformly distributed flagella)
        => plastered, sealed -- ((of walls) covered with a coat of plaster)
        => overgrown -- (covered with growing plants)
        => sealed -- (covered with a waterproof coating; "a sealed driveway")
        => smothered -- (completely covered; "bonnets smothered with flowers"; "smothered chicken is chicken cooked in a seasoned gravy")
        => snow-clad, snow-covered, snowy -- (covered with snow; "snow-clad hills"; "snow-covered roads"; "a long snowy winter")
        => splashy -- (covered with patches of bright color)
        => sun-drenched -- (covered with sunlight; "sun-drenched beaches along the Riviera")
        => thickspread -- (covered thickly; "toast thickspread with jam")
        => tiled -- (covered or furnished with tiles; "baths with tiled walls"; "a tiled kitchen")
        => white, snowy -- (marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter")

Sense 5
bare (prenominal), marginal -- (just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory")

INDIRECT (VIA narrow) -> wide -- (great in degree; "won by a wide margin")

Sense 6
bare (prenominal), mere (prenominal), simple (prenominal) -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA plain) -> fancy -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

Sense 7
bare, unfinished -- (lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture")

INDIRECT (VIA unpainted) -> painted -- (coated with paint; "freshly painted lawn furniture")

Sense 8
bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA inhospitable) -> hospitable -- (favorable to life and growth; "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"; "a hospitable environment")

Sense 9
bare, stripped -- (having everything extraneous removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare")

INDIRECT (VIA empty) -> full -- (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing")

Sense 10
plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented -- (lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete")

INDIRECT (VIA unadorned) -> adorned, decorated -- (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)

Similarity of adj bare

10 senses of bare

Sense 1
bare, au naturel (predicate), naked, nude -- (completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model")
       => unclothed (vs. clothed) -- (not wearing clothing)

Sense 2
bare (prenominal), scanty, spare -- (lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet")
       => meager (vs. ample), meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy -- (deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare")

Sense 3
unsheathed (vs. sheathed), bare -- (not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade")

Sense 4
bare (vs. covered) -- (lacking its natural or customary covering; "a bare hill"; "bare feet")
       => bald, denuded, denudate -- (without the natural or usual covering; "a bald spot on the lawn"; "bare hills")
       => naked -- (lacking any cover; "naked branches of the trees"; "lie on the naked rock")
       => undraped -- (lacking drapery or draperies; "undraped windows")
       => unroofed -- (having no roof; "an unroofed shed")

Sense 5
bare (prenominal), marginal -- (just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory")
       => narrow (vs. wide) -- (very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape")

Sense 6
bare (prenominal), mere (prenominal), simple (prenominal) -- (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")
       => plain (vs. fancy) -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

Sense 7
bare, unfinished -- (lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture")
       => unpainted (vs. painted) -- (not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat; "an unpainted house"; "unpainted furniture")

Sense 8
bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark -- (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")
       => inhospitable (vs. hospitable) -- (unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas")

Sense 9
bare, stripped -- (having everything extraneous removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare")
       => empty (vs. full) -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

Sense 10
plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented -- (lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete")
       => unadorned (vs. adorned), undecorated -- (not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction)

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