bare - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
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