bare [-st] adj

OE < Germanic.

  1. Slight; unlikely; small.
  2. Plain; basic; simple; open to view; (see Ezekiel 16:22).
  3. Empty; destitute; needy; wanting; lacking; having none.

bare v

see bare, adj.

  1. Give; deliver; hand; offer; submit; present; display; expose; subject.
  2. Uncover; reveal; show; undress; [fig.] humble; lower; lessen the status of.