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verb [transitive]     bare pronunciation in British English
/beə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybare
he/she/itbares
present participlebaring
past tensebared
past participlebared
  1. 1
    to remove something that hides or covers something such as a part of your body

    He pulled the shirt up, baring his injuries.

    bare your teeth (=show your teeth in a threatening way):

    The dog growled and bared its teeth.

  2. 2
    mainly literary if you bare yourself or bare your soul, you tell someone your most private thoughts
 
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