Synonyms of bare in English:

bare


See definition of bare

adjective

1‘he was bare from the waist up’

SYNONYMS

naked, unclothed, undressed, uncovered, stripped, with nothing on, in a state of nature, disrobed, unclad, undraped, exposed

nude, in the nude, stark naked

au naturel

informal without a stitch on, in one's birthday suit, in the raw, in the altogether, in the buff, as naked as the day one was born, in the nuddy, mother naked

British informal starkers

Scottish informal in the scud, scuddy

North American informal bare-assed, buck naked

Australian informal bollocky

British vulgar slang bollock-naked

ANTONYMS

clothed

2‘a bare room’

SYNONYMS

empty, emptied, unfurnished, vacant, clear, cleared, free, stark, austere, spartan, unadorned, unembellished, unornamented, unfussy, plain

ANTONYMS

furnished, embellished

3‘bare floorboards’

SYNONYMS

uncovered, uncarpeted, unpainted, unvarnished

stripped

polished, sealed

4‘a cupboard bare of food’

SYNONYMS

empty of, emptied of, without, lacking, devoid of, bereft of, wanting, deprived of, destitute of, free from

ANTONYMS

containing

5‘a bare landscape’

SYNONYMS

barren, bleak, exposed, desolate, stark, arid, desert, denuded, lunar

treeless, forestless, without vegetation, defoliated

unsheltered, unprotected, unshielded

rare unwooded

ANTONYMS

lush

6‘Herodotus did not record just the bare facts’

SYNONYMS

straightforward, plain, simple, basic, pure, essential, bare-bones, fundamental, stripped down, cut down, stark, bald, cold, hard

truthful, realistic, true to life

brutal, harsh

explicit, unequivocal, unambiguous, unexaggerated, unadorned, unembellished, undisguised, unveiled, unvarnished, unqualified

informal warts and all

7‘the bare minimum’

SYNONYMS

mere, no more than, no better than, just a, only a, simple, sheer, very, basic

slim, slight, slender, paltry, skimpy, minimum, trifling

ANTONYMS

comfortable


verb

1‘he bared his arm’

SYNONYMS

uncover, strip, lay bare, undress, unclothe, denude, unveil, unmask

expose, expose to view, reveal

display, put on display, put on show, exhibit

ANTONYMS

cover