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uncovering; undressing; exposing: He removed his shirt, baring his chest.
Not to be confused with:
bearing – a person’s demeanor, including posture and gestures: She has a regal bearing.; bringing forth: a tree bearing fruit
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bare 1

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

v. Archaic
A past tense of bear1.
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(Biography) Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer. 1841–1917, English administrator. As consul general in Egypt with plenipotentiary powers, he controlled the Egyptian government from 1883 to 1907
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baring - the removal of coveringbaring - the removal of covering    
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
disforestation, deforestation - the removal of trees
cornhusking - the act of removing the husks from ears of corn
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References in classic literature ?
Fogg; and, turning to the others, he continued: "I have a deposit of twenty thousand at Baring's which I will willingly risk upon it."
He took out and consulted a pocket almanac, and added, "As today is Wednesday, the 2nd of October, I shall be due in London in this very room of the Reform Club, on Saturday, the 21st of December, at a quarter before nine p.m.; or else the twenty thousand pounds, now deposited in my name at Baring's, will belong to you, in fact and in right, gentlemen.
He skipped nimbly out of reach of each threatening female--for such is the way of apes, if they be not in one of their occasional fits of bestial rage--and he growled back at the truculent young bulls, baring his canine teeth even as they.
Several other bulls, growling and barking, closed in toward the clearing, but they were all much farther from the balu and the panther than was Tarzan of the Apes, so it was that Sheeta and the ape-man reached Teeka's little one almost simultaneously; and there they stood, one upon either side of it, baring their fangs and snarling at each other over the little creature.
Here Baring Primary School, Linchmere Road, London, SE12 0NB, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.
Two of Baring Asset Management's top performing funds will be made available to investors through First Gulf Bank's Wealth Management Platform, First Wealth.
Summary: Baring Asset ManagementEoACAOs (Barings) latest global economic research suggests that global growth looks resilient for this year, with some modest deceleration likely in 2011.
People are squeamish about baring their feet to another person, having someone touch their ticklish feet, having their pastor wash their feet in public.
The proximate cause of the Baring bankruptcy was that a futures trader, Nick Leeson, had purchased options contracts tied to the Japanese stock and bond markets for the Bank.
It was fitting that the latest collapse of the Baring Brothers Bank should coincide with the all but formal takeover of the Canadian government by international creditors.
Platt-after many years of research in the Baring Papers-completed a long manuscript in 1978 entitled "The Sixth Great Power, 1763-1870." The Baring family did not like it, and, although Platt has subsequently published materials based on the Baring records, this work was never published.