bared


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bare 1

 (bâr)
adj. bar·er, bar·est
1. Lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing; naked: a bare arm.
2. Exposed to view; undisguised: bare fangs.
3. Lacking the usual furnishings, equipment, or decoration: bare walls.
4. Having no addition, adornment, or qualification: the bare facts.
5. Just sufficient; mere: the bare necessities.
6. Obsolete Bareheaded.
tr.v. bared, bar·ing, bares
1. To make bare; uncover or reveal: bared their heads; baring secrets.
2. To expose: The dog bared its teeth.

[Middle English bar, from Old English bær; see bhoso- in Indo-European roots.]

bare′ness n.

bare 2

 (bâr)
v. Archaic
A past tense of bear1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bared - having the head uncoveredbared - having the head uncovered; "caught bareheaded by the downpour"; "with bared head"
unclothed - not wearing clothing
References in classic literature ?
The long fangs were bared, but more in preparedness than threat.
Here he again approached Teeka only to be again greeted with bared fangs and menacing growls.
The most striking aspect of this nearly 400-year-old image is that it portrays a woman covered quite modestly, but for her bared breasts.