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Definitions for: BARE

bare
Bore; the old preterit of Bear, v.
Of Bear
(a.) Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare.
(a.) With head uncovered; bareheaded.
(a.) Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
(a.) Plain; simple; unadorned; without polish; bald; meager.
(a.) Destitute; indigent; empty; unfurnished or scantily furnished; -- used with of (rarely with in) before the thing wanting or taken away; as, a room bare of furniture.
(a.) Threadbare; much worn.
(a.) Mere; alone; unaccompanied by anything else; as, a bare majority.
(a.) To strip off the covering of; to make bare; as, to bare the breast.
(n.) Surface; body; substance.
(n.) That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.

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bear
(v. t.) To support or sustain; to hold up.
(v. t.) To support and remove or carry; to convey.
(v. t.) To conduct; to bring; -- said of persons.
(v. t.) To possess and use, as power; to exercise.
(v. t.) To sustain; to have on (written or inscribed, or as a mark), as, the tablet bears this inscription.
(v. t.) To possess or carry, as a mark of authority or distinction; to wear; as, to bear a sword, badge, or name.
(v. t.) To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbor
(v. t.) To endure; to tolerate; to undergo; to suffer.
(v. t.) To gain or win.
(v. t.) To sustain, or be answerable for, as blame, expense, responsibility, etc.
(v. t.) To render or give; to bring forward.
(v. t.) To carry on, or maintain; to have.
(v. t.) To admit or be capable of; that is, to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.
(v. t.) To manage, wield, or direct.
(v. t.) To behave; to conduct.
(v. t.) To afford; to be to; to supply with.
(v. t.) To bring forth or produce; to yield; as, to bear apples; to bear children; to bear interest.
(v. i.) To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness.
(v. i.) To suffer, as in carrying a burden.
(v. i.) To endure with patience; to be patient.
(v. i.) To press; -- with on or upon, or against.
(v. i.) To take effect; to have influence or force; as, to bring matters to bear.
(v. i.) To relate or refer; -- with on or upon; as, how does this bear on the question?
(v. i.) To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect.
(v. i.) To be situated, as to the point of compass, with respect to something else; as, the land bears N. by E.
(n.) A bier.
(n.) Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.
(n.) An animal which has some resemblance to a bear in form or habits, but no real affinity; as, the woolly bear; ant bear; water bear; sea bear.
(n.) One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
(n.) Metaphorically: A brutal, coarse, or morose person.
(n.) A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market.
(n.) A portable punching machine.
(n.) A block covered with coarse matting; -- used to scour the deck.
(v. t.) To endeavor to depress the price of, or prices in; as, to bear a railroad stock; to bear the market.
(n.) Alt. of Bere