KJV Dictionary Definition: bare
BARE, a. This word is from opening, separating, stripping.
1. Naked, without covering; as, the arm is bare; the trees are bare.
2. With the head uncovered, from respect.
3. Plain; simple; unadorned; without the polish of refined manners.
4. Laid open to view; detected; no longer concealed.
5. Poor; destitute; indigent; empty; unfurnished.
I have made Esau bare. Jer.xlix.
6. Alone; unaccompanied.
7. Thread-bare; much worn.
8. Wanting clothes; or ill supplied with garments.
Under bare poles, at sea, signifies having no sail set.
It is often followed by of; as, the country is bare of money.
BARE, v.t. See Bare, adj.
To strip off the covering; to make naked; as, to bare the breast.
BARE, the old preterit of bear, now bore.
BA'RED, pp. Made bare; made naked.
BA'RELY, adv. Nakedly; poorly; indigently; without decoration; merely; only; without any thing more; as a price barely in title.
BA'RENESS, n. Nakedness; leanness; poverty; indigence; defect of clothes, or the usual covering.