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Etymology 1

Old English bær

Adjective

bare (comparative bar, superlative er)

Positive
bare

Comparative
bar

Superlative
er

  1. Minimal; that is or are just sufficient.
    the bare necessities
  2. Naked, uncovered.
    Don't show your bare backside in public.
  3. Having no supplies.
    a room bare of furniture
    The cupboard was bare.
  4. Having no decoration.
    The walls of this room are bare — why not hang some paintings on them?
  5. Having had what usually covers (something) removed.
    The trees were left bare after the swarm of locusts devoured all the leaves.
  6. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A lot or lots of.
    It's bare money to get in the club each time, man.
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Adverb

bare

  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) Very; significantly.
    This porno's bare whack, bruv.

Noun

the bare (always with the definite article)

  1. the naked state, nude body

Etymology 2

Old English barian.

Verb

Infinitive
to bare

Third person singular
bares

Simple past
bared

Past participle
-

Present participle
baring

to bare (third-person singular simple present bares, present participle baring, simple past and past participle bared)
  1. (transitive) To uncover; to reveal; as, to bare one's teeth, to bare one's soul.
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Etymology 3

Inflected forms.

Verb

bare

  1. (obsolete) Simple past of bear.

References

  • "bare" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

bare” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Basque

Adjective

bare

  1. calm

Noun

bare

  1. slug
  2. spleen

Italian

Noun

bare f.

  1. Plural form of bara.

Manx

Adjective

bare

  1. best

Norwegian

Conjunction

bare

  1. if; as long as

Adverb

bare

  1. only, merely, just
  2. but

Swedish

Adjective

bare

  1. bare, masculine definite positive singular form of bar

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