Bales vs Bares - What's the difference?

bales | bares |


As a noun bales

is .

As a verb bares is

.

bales

English

Noun

(head)
  • Anagrams

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    bares

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bare)
  • Anagrams

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    bare

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Minimal; that is or are just sufficient.
  • a bare majority
  • * Addison
  • the bare necessaries of life
  • Naked, uncovered.
  • Don't show your bare backside in public.
  • Having no supplies.
  • a room bare of furniture
    The cupboard was bare .
  • * 2012 October 31, David M. Halbfinger, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/nyregion/new-jersey-continues-to-cope-with-hurricane-sandy.html?hp]," New York Times (retrieved 31 October 2012):
  • Localities across New Jersey imposed curfews to prevent looting. In Monmouth, Ocean and other counties, people waited for hours for gasoline at the few stations that had electricity. Supermarket shelves were stripped bare .
  • Having no decoration.
  • The walls of this room are bare — why not hang some paintings on them?
  • Having had what usually covers (something) removed.
  • The trees were left bare after the swarm of locusts devoured all the leaves.
  • (British, slang, not comparable) A lot or lots of.
  • It's bare money to get in the club each time, man.
  • With head uncovered; bareheaded.
  • * Herbert
  • When once thy foot enters the church, be bare .
  • Without anything to cover up or conceal one's thoughts or actions; open to view; exposed.
  • * Milton
  • Bare in thy guilt, how foul must thou appear!
  • Threadbare; much worn.
  • * Shakespeare
  • It appears by their bare liveries that they live by your bare words.
    Synonyms
    * (minimal) mere, minimal * (without a condom) * (naked) exposed, naked, nude, uncovered, undressed * (having no supplies) empty, unfurnished, unstocked, unsupplied * (having no decoration) empty, plain, unadorned, undecorated * (having had what usually covers (something) removed ): despoiled, stripped, uncovered
    Antonyms
    * (minimal) ample, plentiful, sufficient * (naked) covered, covered up, dressed, unexposed * (having no supplies) full, furnished, stocked, supplied, well-stocked * (having no decoration) adorned, decorated, ornate * covered
    Derived terms
    * ace bare * bareback * barebacked * bare boards * bareboat * barebone * bare bones * bare-breasted * bare-chested * barefaced * barefoot, barefooted * barehanded * bareheaded * bare-knuckle fight * bareland * barelegged * barely * bareness * bare patch * barish * in one's bare skin * king bare * lay bare * threadbare * with one's bare hands

    Adverb

  • (British, slang) Very; significantly.
  • This porno's bare whack, bruv.
  • Barely.
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  • Without a condom
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • the surface, the (bare) skin
  • * 1599 ,
  • In sad good earnest, sir, you have toucht the very bare of naked truth [...]
  • * 2002 , Darren Shan, Hunters of the dusk: 7 :
  • Vancha clasped the bare of my neck and squeezed amiably.
  • Surface; body; substance.
  • * Marston
  • You have touched the very bare of naked truth.
  • (architecture) That part of a roofing slate, shingle, tile, or metal plate, which is exposed to the weather.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m).

    Verb

    (bar)
  • To uncover; to reveal.
  • She bared her teeth at him.
    Synonyms
    * (uncover) expose, lay bare, reveal, show, uncover
    Antonyms
    * (uncover) cover, cover up, hide
    Derived terms
    * bare one's breast * bare one's soul * bare one's teeth

    Etymology 3

    Inflected forms.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (obsolete) (bear)
  • * Bible, Josh. iii. 15
  • The feet of the priest that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 5
  • And so I put thee on my shoulder and bare thee back, and here thou art in David's room, and shalt find board and bed with me as long as thou hast mind to

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