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Synonyms for bare

Synonyms for bare

without the usual covering

not wearing any clothes

containing nothing

without addition, decoration, or qualification

just sufficient

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lay bare

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lay bare

completely unclothed

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lacking in amplitude or quantity

not having a protective covering

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lacking its natural or customary covering

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just barely adequate or within a lower limit

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apart from anything else

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lacking a surface finish such as paint

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providing no shelter or sustenance

having everything extraneous removed including contents

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lacking embellishment or ornamentation

References in classic literature ?
334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
And as many other rivers are there, babbling as they flow, sons of Ocean, whom queenly Tethys bare, but their names it is hard for a mortal man to tell, but people know those by which they severally dwell.
371-374) And Theia was subject in love to Hyperion and bare great Helius (Sun) and clear Selene (Moon) and Eos (Dawn) who shines upon all that are on earth and upon the deathless Gods who live in the wide heaven.
375-377) And Eurybia, bright goddess, was joined in love to Crius and bare great Astraeus, and Pallas, and Perses who also was eminent among all men in wisdom.
378-382) And Eos bare to Astraeus the strong-hearted winds, brightening Zephyrus, and Boreas, headlong in his course, and Notus, -- a goddess mating in love with a god.
383-403) And Styx the daughter of Ocean was joined to Pallas and bare Zelus (Emulation) and trim-ankled Nike (Victory) in the house.
Also she bare Asteria of happy name, whom Perses once led to his great house to be called his dear wife.
453-491) But Rhea was subject in love to Cronos and bare splendid children, Hestia (18), Demeter, and gold-shod Hera and strong Hades, pitiless in heart, who dwells under the earth, and the loud-crashing Earth-Shaker, and wise Zeus, father of gods and men, by whose thunder the wide earth is shaken.
And she bare him a stout-hearted son, Atlas: also she bare very glorious Menoetius and clever Prometheus, full of various wiles, and scatter-brained Epimetheus who from the first was a mischief to men who eat bread; for it was he who first took of Zeus the woman, the maiden whom he had formed.
Both Bares perform a song on the project, which also features appearances by Kristofferson, members of My Morning Jacket, Lucinda Williams, Nanci Griffith, John Prine and Eugene's Black Francis.
At right, Shelby Lynne, honored as best New Artist, bares her navel and more in a shimmering Bob Mackie powder blue outfit.
By the time of his death in 1906, the most important color on his palette was bare canvas or (in the watercolors) bare paper, an unmark that made the marks around it shiver into life.
Made of only pure crushed minerals from the earth, Bare Escentual's bareMinerals products are free of preservatives, talc, oil, fragrance and other potential skin irritants.