—adj. 1. without covering or clothing; naked; nude: bare legs. 2. without the usual furnishings, contents, etc.: bare walls. 3. open to view; unconcealed; undisguised: his bare dislike of neckties. 4. unadorned; bald; plain: the bare facts. 5. (of cloth) napless or threadbare.
6. scarcely or just sufficient; mere: the bare necessities of life. 7. Obs.with the head uncovered; bareheaded.
—v.t. to open to view; reveal or divulge: to bare one's arms; to bare damaging new facts.
Pronunciation: (bâr),[key] —v.Archaic. pt. of bear.