Definition Of bare


(of a person or part of the body) not clothed or covered.

he was bare from the waist up

uncover (a part of the body or other thing) and expose it to view.

he bared his chest to show his scar

without addition; basic and simple.

he outlined the bare essentials of the story

Example Of bare

  • A thin dark-colored membrane of some sort covered his bare body snugly.

  • According to recent opinion polls, a bare majority of the American public believes that the situation in Iraq will not improve in the near future.

  • Although a mostly bare production, in that it relied almost entirely on acting rather than stagecraft, this Twelfth Night had elements of the spectacular about it.

  • And ran out bare minutes later with generous amounts of local brie, stilton and mature cheddar, plus a box of mixed highland soft cheeses and some oatcakes.

  • As I listened to the man ramble on and on, I envisioned myself on a beach, the waves rolling toward my bare body sprawled out on the soft, powdery sand.

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