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BARE

(adj., adj.sat, verb, noun, adverb)
There are 19 meanings of the word Bare.

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Is BARE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bare is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
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BARE has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is BARE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bare is valid for Words With Friends
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BARE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

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BARE has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

Meanings Of The Word BARE

There are 19 meanings of the word Bare.

How to pronounce bare:

US

Bare - as an adjective

Not having a protective covering

Example: "Unsheathed cables"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
unsheathed17

Lacking its natural or customary covering

Example: "A bare hill"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)
covered13

Bare - as an adjective satellite

Having no clothes on the body

Example: "Bare bodies"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
au naturel

Lacking in magnitude or quantity

Example: "A bare livelihood"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
scanty11spare7

Just barely adequate or within a lower limit

Example: "A bare majority"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
marginal11

Apart from anything else; without additions or modifications

Example: "Only the bare facts"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
mere6simple10

Lacking a surface finish such as paint

Example: "Bare wood"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
unfinished17

Providing no shelter or sustenance

Example: "Bare rocky hills"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
barren8bleak11desolate9stark9

Having everything extraneous removed including contents

Example: "The bare walls"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
stripped13

Lacking embellishment or ornamentation

Example: "A plain hair style"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
plain7spare7unembellished21unornamented15

Bare - as a verb

Expose to view

Example: "Bare your breasts"

Lay bare

Example: "Denude a forest"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
denudate10denude8
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
clear7
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Bare - as a noun

(‘the bare’) the surface, the (bare) skin.

Surface; body; substance.

That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.

Bare - as an adverb

Very; significantly.

Example: "It's taking bare time."

Barely.

Without a condom.

Example Sentences

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"The tree stood bare against the winter sky."
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"His hands were rough and calloused, with nails bitten down to the bare flesh."
3
"The room was bare of any furniture."
4
"She wore only a bare minimum of makeup."
5
"The shelves were stripped bare of all goods during the sale."
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