• Having had what usually covers (something) removed.

    "The trees were left bare after the swarm of locusts devoured all the leaves."

  • Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
  • Naked, uncovered.

    "Don't show your bare backside in public."

  • Having no decoration.

    "The walls of this room are bare — why not hang some paintings on them?"

  • With head uncovered; bareheaded.
  • Minimal; that is or are just sufficient.

    "a bare majority"

  • Having no supplies.

    "The cupboard was bare."

  • (Britain, slang, not comparable) A lot or lots of.

    "It's bare money to get in the club each time, man."

  • Threadbare; much worn.
  • Having no supplies.

    "a room bare of furniture"


  • Barely.
  • (Britain, slang) Very; significantly.

    "This porno's bare whack, bruv."

  • Without a condom


  • Surface; body; substance.
  • (‘the bare’) the surface, the (bare) skin
  • (architecture) That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.


  • (obsolete) simple past tense of bear
  • (transitive) To uncover; to reveal.

    "She bared her teeth at him."

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