Definition of lay bare
: to revealed or uncover private information or feelings He laid bare his soul. The book is an attempt to lay bare the secrets of this very powerful political family.
Word by Word Definitions
: to beat or strike down with force
: to put or set down
: to place for rest or sleep
: covert, lair
: something (such as a layer) that lies or is laid (see 1lay)
: line of action : plan
: past tense oflie
: a simple narrative poem : ballad
: melody, song
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