1. bare, uncover, expose

usage: lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"

2. publicize, publicise, air, bare, tell

usage: make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"

3. denude, bare, denudate, strip, clear

usage: lay bare; "denude a forest"


1. bare, au naturel(predicate), naked, nude, unclothed (vs. clothed)

usage: completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"

2. bare(prenominal), scanty, spare, meager (vs. ample), meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy

usage: lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"

3. unsheathed (vs. sheathed), bare

usage: not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade"

4. bare (vs. covered), bald, denuded, denudate, naked, undraped, unroofed

usage: lacking its natural or customary covering; "a bare hill"; "bare feet"

5. bare(prenominal), marginal, narrow (vs. wide)

usage: just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"

6. bare(prenominal), mere(prenominal), simple(prenominal), plain (vs. fancy)

usage: 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"

7. bare, unfinished, unpainted (vs. painted)

usage: lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture"

8. bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark, inhospitable (vs. hospitable)

usage: 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"

9. bare, stripped, empty (vs. full)

usage: having everything extraneous removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare"

10. plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented, unadorned (vs. adorned), undecorated

usage: lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"

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