ETYM Old Eng. bar, bare, AS. baer; akin to Dutch and German baar, Old High Germ. par, Icel. berr, Swed. and Dan. bar, Old Slav. bosu barefoot, Lith. basas; cf. Skr. bhâs to shine.
1. Completely unclothed; SYN. au naturel, naked, nude.
2. Denuded of leaves.
3. Apart from anything else; without additions or modifications; SYN. mere, simple.
4. Having extraneous everything removed including contents; SYN. stripped.
5. Just barely adequate or within a lower limit; SYN. marginal.
6. Lacking a surface finish such as paint; SYN. unfinished.
7. Lacking in amplitude or quantity; SYN. scanty, spare.
8. Providing no shelter or sustenance; SYN. barren, bleak, desolate, stark.
9. Showing ground without the usual covering of grass.
To lay bare