View definitions for lays bare

lays bare

verb as in reveal

verb as in anatomize

verb as in denude

verb as in analyze


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The crisis lays bare the diminished U.S. influence on the Egyptian military compared to only two years ago.

McIlvain lays bare the curious culture of these uniquely unworldly young men.

But the pending IPO of the Manchester United soccer club lays bare the consequences.

Jesse Singal on how the footage lays bare the worst, most dangerous tendencies of the Internet—and ourselves.

If Tony Kushner lays bare that hypocrisy, he will have more than earned his honorary degree.

He lays bare the workings of the menial intellect with the clearness of a master.

Beneath all pretense and profession, it lays bare the real man.

Ammonia is formed, which acts on the copper oxide, and lays bare the metallic surface.

He lays bare remorsely the material and moral misery of the bourgeois world.

In a moment he deftly cuts the stitches of the mattress and lays bare the wool which he never touches with his fingers.

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On this page you'll find 657 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lay bare, such as: clear, confess, confide, disburden, discharge, and disclose.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.