Synonyms for bare

Synonyms for (verb) bare

Synonyms: strip, denudate, denude, bare

Definition: lay bare

Usage: denude a forest

Similar words: clear

Definition: remove

Usage: clear the leaves from the lawn; Clear snow from the road


Synonyms: publicise, publicize, air, bare

Definition: make public

Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare

Similar words: tell

Definition: let something be known

Usage: Tell them that you will be late


Synonyms: bare

Definition: lay bare

Usage: bare your breasts; bare your feelings

Similar words: uncover, expose

Definition: remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

Usage: uncover your belly; The man exposed himself in the subway

Synonyms for (adjective) bare

Synonyms: unembellished, unornamented, plain, bare, spare

Definition: lacking embellishment or ornamentation

Usage: a plain hair style; unembellished white walls; functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete

Similar words: unadorned, undecorated

Definition: not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction


Synonyms: bare, scanty, spare

Definition: lacking in amplitude or quantity

Usage: a bare livelihood; a scanty harvest; a spare diet

Similar words: scrimpy, meager, meagerly, meagre, stingy

Definition: deficient in amount or quality or extent

Usage: meager resources; meager fare


Synonyms: nude, naked, au naturel, bare

Definition: completely unclothed

Usage: bare bodies; naked from the waist up; a nude model

Similar words: unclothed

Definition: not wearing clothing


Synonyms: stripped, bare

Definition: having everything extraneous removed including contents

Usage: the bare walls; the cupboard was bare

Similar words: empty

Definition: holding or containing nothing

Usage: an empty glass; an empty room; full of empty seats; empty hours


Synonyms: desolate, bleak, bare, barren, stark

Definition: providing no shelter or sustenance

Usage: bare rocky hills; barren lands; the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes; the desolate surface of the moon; a stark landscape

Similar words: inhospitable

Definition: unfavorable to life or growth

Usage: the barren inhospitable desert; inhospitable mountain areas


Synonyms: bare

Definition: lacking its natural or customary covering

Usage: a bare hill; bare feet

Similar words: bald, denudate, denuded

Definition: without the natural or usual covering

Usage: a bald spot on the lawn; bare hills


Similar words: naked

Definition: lacking any cover

Usage: naked branches of the trees; lie on the naked rock


Similar words: undraped

Definition: lacking drapery or draperies

Usage: undraped windows


Similar words: unroofed

Definition: having no roof

Usage: an unroofed shed


Synonyms: unfinished, bare

Definition: lacking a surface finish such as paint

Usage: bare wood; unfinished furniture

Similar words: unpainted

Definition: not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat

Usage: an unpainted house; unpainted furniture


Synonyms: simple, mere, bare

Definition: apart from anything else; without additions or modifications

Usage: only the bare facts; shocked by the mere idea; the simple passage of time was enough; the simple truth

Similar words: plain

Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple

Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building


Synonyms: marginal, bare

Definition: just barely adequate or within a lower limit

Usage: a bare majority; a marginal victory

Similar words: narrow

Definition: very limited in degree

Usage: won by a narrow margin; a narrow escape