Bare vs. Nude

Bare vs. Nude — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Bare and Nude

Bareadjective

Lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing; naked

a bare arm.

Nudeadjective

Having no clothing; naked.

Bareadjective

Exposed to view; undisguised

bare fangs.

Nudeadjective

Permitting or featuring full exposure of the body

a nude beach.

Bareadjective

Lacking the usual furnishings, equipment, or decoration

bare walls.

Nudeadjective

Having or being one of a variety of colors, such as pinkish beige, tan, or brown, that are similar to a skin tone. Used of clothing and makeup with respect to the skin tone of the wearer.

Bareadjective

Having no addition, adornment, or qualification

the bare facts.

Nudenoun

An unclothed human figure, especially an artistic representation.

Bareadjective

Just sufficient; mere

the bare necessities.

Nudenoun

The condition of being unclothed.

Bareadjective

(Obsolete) Bareheaded.

Nudeadjective

Without clothing or other covering of the skin; without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.

Why do you act so prudish whenever you see nude people?

Bareverb

To make bare; uncover or reveal

bared their heads.baring secrets.

Nudeadjective

(of clothing, makeup, etc) Of a color (such as beige or tan) that evokes bare flesh.

Bareverb

To expose

The dog bared its teeth.

Nudeadjective

Not valid; void.

Bareverb

A past tense of bear1.

Nudenoun

A painting, sculpture, photograph or other artwork or mass-media-reproduced image depicting one or more human figure(s) in a state of near or total undress.

Michelangelo's David is a well-known standing male nude; Michelangelo also created several other nudes.Lexa sent me a nude last week.

Bareadjective

Minimal; that is or are just sufficient.

a bare majority

Nudenoun

The state of total nudity.

she caught him in the nude

Bareadjective

Naked, uncovered.

I do wonder why keeping my little breasts bare can be lewd even as none tells my brother anything for being bare-chested.

Nudenoun

A color that resembles or evokes bare flesh; a paint, dye, etc. of such color.

Bareadjective

Having no supplies.

a room bare of furnitureThe cupboard was bare.

Nudenoun

a painting of a naked figure

Bareadjective

Having no decoration.

The walls of this room are bare — why not hang some paintings on them?

Nudenoun

without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude');

they swam in the nude

Bareadjective

Having had what usually covers (something) removed.

The trees were left bare after the swarm of locusts devoured all the leaves.

Nudenoun

a naked person

Bareadjective

A lot or lots of.

It's bare money to get in the club each time, man.

Nudeadjective

completely unclothed;

bare bodiesnaked from the waist upa nude model

Bareadjective

With head uncovered; bareheaded.

Bareadjective

Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.

Bareadjective

(figurative) Mere; without embellishment.

Bareadjective

Threadbare, very worn.

Bareadverb

Very; significantly.

That pissed me off bare.It's taking bare time.

Bareadverb

Barely.

Bareadverb

Without a condom.

Barenoun

(‘the bare’) The surface, the (bare) skin.

Barenoun

Surface; body; substance.

Barenoun

(architecture) That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.

Bareverb

(transitive) To uncover; to reveal.

She bared her teeth at him.

Bareverb

(obsolete) bear

Bareverb

lay bare;

bare your breastsbare your feelings

Bareverb

make public;

She aired her opinions on welfare

Bareverb

lay bare;

denude a forest

Bareadjective

denuded of leaves;

the bare branches of winter

Bareadjective

completely unclothed;

bare bodiesnaked from the waist upa nude model

Bareadjective

lacking in amplitude or quantity;

a bare livelihooda scanty harvesta spare diet

Bareadjective

without the natural or usual covering;

a bald spot on the lawnbare hills

Bareadjective

not having a protective covering;

unsheathed cablesa bare blade

Bareadjective

just barely adequate or within a lower limit;

a bare majoritya marginal victory

Bareadjective

apart from anything else; without additions or modifications;

only the bare factsshocked by the mere ideathe simple passage of time was enoughthe simple truth

Bareadjective

lacking a surface finish such as paint;

bare woodunfinished furniture

Bareadjective

providing no shelter or sustenance;

bare rocky hillsbarren landsthe bleak treeless regions of the high Andesthe desolate surface of the moona stark landscape

Bareadjective

having extraneous everything removed including contents;

the bare wallsthe cupboard was bare

Bareadjective

showing ground without the usual covering of grass;

a carefully swept bare yard around the house