bare

a.

  1. Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare.
  2. With head uncovered; bareheaded.
  3. Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
  4. Plain; simple; unadorned; without polish; bald; meager.
  5. Destitute; indigent; empty; unfurnished or scantily furnished; -- used with of (rarely with in) before the thing wanting or taken away; as, a room bare of furniture.
  6. Threadbare; much worn.
  7. Mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority.
  8. To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.

n.

  1. Surface; body; substance.
  2. That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.

  1. Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.
  2. of Bear