AskDefine | Define denude

Dictionary Definition

denude v : lay bare; "denude a forest" [syn: bare, denudate, strip]

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English

Etymology

from denudare, de- + nudus, bare

Verb

  1. To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked; to strip; to divest; as, to denude one of clothing, or lands.

Translations

divest of all covering

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bankrupt, bare, bleed, bleed white, defoliate, denudate, deplume, deprive, despoil, dismantle, dismember, displume, disrobe, divest, drain, draw and quarter, dry, exhaust, expose, flay, fleece, impoverish, lacerate, lay bare, lay open, maim, mangle, milk, mutilate, peel, pick clean, pick to pieces, pluck, pull apart, remove, shear, shred, skin, strip, strip bare, suck dry, take apart, tear apart, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, uncloak, unclothe, uncover, undress, unsheathe, unveil
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