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Bare vs. Nude

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Bareadjective

Minimal; that is or are just sufficient.

‘a bare majority’;

Nudeadjective

Without clothing or other covering of the skin; without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.

‘Why do you act so prudish whenever you see nude people?’;

Bareadjective

Naked, uncovered.

‘I do wonder why keeping my little breasts bare can be lewd even as none tells my brother anything for being bare-chested.’;

Nudeadjective

(of clothing, makeup, etc) Of a color (such as beige or tan) that evokes bare flesh.

Bareadjective

Having no supplies.

‘a room bare of furniture’; ‘The cupboard was bare.’;

Nudeadjective

Not valid; void.

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Bareadjective

Having no decoration.

‘The walls of this room are bare — why not hang some paintings on them?’;

Nudenoun

A painting, sculpture, photograph or other artwork or mass-media-reproduced image depicting one or more human figure(s) in a state of near or total undress.

‘Michelangelo's David is a well-known standing male nude; Michelangelo also created several other nudes.’; ‘Lexa sent me a nude last week.’;

Bareadjective

Having had what usually covers (something) removed.

‘The trees were left bare after the swarm of locusts devoured all the leaves.’;

Nudenoun

The state of total nudity.

‘she caught him in the nude’;

Bareadjective

A lot or lots of.

‘It's bare money to get in the club each time, man.’;

Nudenoun

A color that resembles or evokes bare flesh; a paint, dye, etc. of such color.

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Bareadjective

With head uncovered; bareheaded.

Nudeadjective

Bare; naked; unclothed; undraped; as, a nude statue.

Bareadjective

Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.

Nudeadjective

Naked; without consideration; void; as, a nude contract. See Nudum pactum.

Bareadjective

(figurative) Mere; without embellishment.

Nudenoun

a painting of a naked figure

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Bareadjective

Threadbare, very worn.

Nudenoun

without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude');

‘they swam in the nude’;

Bareadverb

Very; significantly.

‘That pissed me off bare.’; ‘It's taking bare time.’;

Nudenoun

a naked person

Bareadverb

Barely.

Nudeadjective

completely unclothed;

‘bare bodies’; ‘naked from the waist up’; ‘a nude model’;

Bareadverb

Without a condom.

Barenoun

(‘the bare’) The surface, the (bare) skin.

Barenoun

Surface; body; substance.

Barenoun

(architecture) That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.

Bareverb

(transitive) To uncover; to reveal.

‘She bared her teeth at him.’;

Bareverb

(obsolete) bear

Bareadjective

Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare.

Bareadjective

With head uncovered; bareheaded.

‘When once thy foot enters the church, be bare.’;

Bareadjective

Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.

‘Bare in thy guilt, how foul must thou appear !’;

Bareadjective

Plain; simple; unadorned; without polish; bald; meager.

Bareadjective

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.

Bareadjective

Threadbare; much worn.

‘It appears by their bare liveries that they live by your bare words.’;

Bareadjective

Mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority.

‘Nor are men prevailed upon by bare words.’;

Barenoun

Surface; body; substance.

‘You have touched the very bare of naked truth.’;

Barenoun

That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.

Bareverb

To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.

Bareverb

Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.

Bareverb

lay bare;

‘bare your breasts’; ‘bare your feelings’;

Bareverb

make public;

‘She aired her opinions on welfare’;

Bareverb

lay bare;

‘denude a forest’;

Bareadjective

denuded of leaves;

‘the bare branches of winter’;

Bareadjective

completely unclothed;

‘bare bodies’; ‘naked from the waist up’; ‘a nude model’;

Bareadjective

lacking in amplitude or quantity;

‘a bare livelihood’; ‘a scanty harvest’; ‘a spare diet’;

Bareadjective

without the natural or usual covering;

‘a bald spot on the lawn’; ‘bare hills’;

Bareadjective

not having a protective covering;

‘unsheathed cables’; ‘a bare blade’;

Bareadjective

just barely adequate or within a lower limit;

‘a bare majority’; ‘a marginal victory’;

Bareadjective

apart from anything else; without additions or modifications;

‘only the bare facts’; ‘shocked by the mere idea’; ‘the simple passage of time was enough’; ‘the simple truth’;

Bareadjective

lacking a surface finish such as paint;

‘bare wood’; ‘unfinished furniture’;

Bareadjective

providing no shelter or sustenance;

‘bare rocky hills’; ‘barren lands’; ‘the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes’; ‘the desolate surface of the moon’; ‘a stark landscape’;

Bareadjective

having extraneous everything removed including contents;

‘the bare walls’; ‘the cupboard was bare’;

Bareadjective

showing ground without the usual covering of grass;

‘a carefully swept bare yard around the house’;

Bareadjective

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

‘she padded in bare feet towards the door’; ‘he was bare from the waist up’;

Bareadjective

without the appropriate, usual, or natural covering

‘leaf fall had left the trees bare’; ‘bare floorboards’;

Bareadjective

without the appropriate or usual contents

‘a bare cell with just a mattress’;

Bareadjective

devoid of; without

‘the interior was bare of plaster’;

Bareadjective

unconcealed; without disguise

‘an ordeal that would lay bare a troubled family background’;

Bareadjective

without addition; basic and simple

‘he outlined the bare essentials of the story’;

Bareadjective

only just sufficient

‘the bare minimum of furniture’; ‘a bare majority’;

Bareadjective

surprisingly small in number or amount

‘all you need to get started with this program is a bare 10K bytes of memory’;

Bareverb

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

‘he bared his chest to show his scar’;

Baredeterminer

a large amount or number of

‘my birthday's on the 22nd—I'm gonna get bare cash’; ‘I've got bare work to do’; ‘you can't promote your party all over Twitter and then get mad when bare people show up’;

Bareadverb

very; really (used as an intensifier)

‘I'm in a bare good mood for once’; ‘you are bare lazy’;

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