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"Bare" is an adjective which is often translated as "desnudo", and "nude" is an adjective which is also often translated as "desnudo". Learn more about the difference between "bare" and "nude" below.
bare(
behr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (exposed)
a. desnudo
The painter portrayed the model's bare body.El pintor retrató el cuerpo desnudo del modelo.
b. descubierto
He wore gloves and a coat, but his head was bare.Llevaba guantes y un abrigo, pero su cabeza estaba descubierta.
c. pelado (wire or landscape)
We changed the wire because it was bare.Cambiamos el cable porque estaba pelado.
d. descalzo (feet)
She felt the sand under her bare feet.Sentía la arena bajo sus pies descalzos.
2. (unadorned)
a. desnudo
The walls are still bare since we moved.Las paredes siguen desnudas desde que nos mudamos.
3. (carente de; used with "of")
a. desprovisto de
Without context, learning is bare of meaning.Sin contexto, el aprendizaje está desprovisto de significado.
4. (without furniture)
a. vacío
All of our furniture is already in the moving van and the house has been left bare.Todos nuestros muebles están ya en el camión de mudanzas y ahora la casa está vacía.
b. sin amueblar
The bedrooms are still bare.Los dormitorios están todavía sin amueblar.
5. (without details)
a. simple
Her arguments are always bare and direct.Sus argumentos son siempre simples y directos.
b. escueto
His explanation was bare and to the point.Su explicación fue escueta y al grano.
6. (basic)
a. esencial
We earn enough to cover our bare needs.Ganamos lo suficiente para cubrir nuestras necesidades esenciales.
7. (meager)
a. escaso
Only a bare majority voted in favor of the new constitution.Solo una escasa mayoría votó a favor de la nueva constitución.
8. (mere)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
All you need in order to install this software is a bare memory of 2 GB.Todo lo que necesitas para instalar este software es una memoria de 2 GB.
We stayed there a bare two months.Pasamos allí apenas dos meses.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to uncover)
a. desnudar (body or soul)
She bared her soul in her poems.Desnudaba el alma en sus poemas.
b. mostrar (teeth)
The dog bared his teeth, ready to bite.El perro mostró los dientes, listo para morder.
c. desenvainar (sword)
The knight bared his sword and walked towards the dragon.El caballero desenvainó su espada y avanzó hacia el dragón.
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nude(
nud
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without clothes)
a. desnudo
The artist painted her nude.El artista la pintó desnuda.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (art)
a. el desnudo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The museum recently acquired a nude by Modigliani.El museo adquirió recientemente un desnudo de Modigliani.
3. (state)
a. desnudo
They went swimming in the nude.Se fueron a nadar desnudos.
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