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bare

bare

 
 
pronunciation:
beIr
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: barer, barest
definition: wearing no clothing or covering; naked.
It's too cold to go outside with bare legs.
synonyms:
naked
antonyms:
covered
similar words:
stripped, undressed
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bared, bares, baring
definition: to show something or tell something that had not been seen or heard before.
The little girl didn't want to bare her stomach, even for the doctor.The newspaper bared the truth about the politician.
synonyms:
expose
antonyms:
cover
similar words:
open, peel, show, strip, undress
derivation: bareness (n.)
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  • barefoot:
    wearing nothing on the feet.
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