denude

  • 1 dénudé — dénudé, ée [ denyde ] adj. • déb. XIXe; de dénuder ♦ Mis à nu; dépouillé (de ce qui recouvre). Arbre dénudé. Crâne dénudé, dégarni. « les longs espaces dénudés qu on appelle le Désert d Ermenonville » (Nerval). Fil électrique dénudé, dépourvu de… …

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  • 2 Denude — De*nude , v. t. [L. denudare; de + nudare to make naked or bare, nudus naked. See {Nude}.] To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked; to strip; to divest; as, to denude one of clothing, or lands; the hurricane denuded the trees. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 dénudé — dénudé, ée (dé nu dé, dée) part. passé. Un os dénudé …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 denude — I verb bare, bring to light, defoliate, denudate, disclose, disfurnish, disrobe, divest, doff, exhibit, expose, flay, lay bare, lay open, lay waste, make naked, make public, manifest, open, pare, peel, present to view, publicize, reveal, shed,… …

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  • 5 denude — early 15c. (implied in denuded), from M.Fr. dénuder, from L. denudare to lay bare, strip; uncover, expose, from de away (see DE (Cf. de )) + nudare to strip, from nudus naked, bare (see NAKED (Cf. naked)). Related …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 denude — bare, *strip, divest, dismantle Antonyms: clothe …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 denude — [v] strip bare, disrobe, expose, fleece, lay bare*, peel, uncover, undress; concept 211 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 denude — ► VERB (often be denuded of) ▪ strip of covering or possessions; make bare. DERIVATIVES denudation noun. ORIGIN Latin denudare, from nudare to bare …

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  • 9 denude — [dē no͞od′, dēnyo͞od′; di no͞od′, dinyo͞od′] vt. denuded, denuding [L denudare: see DENUDATE] to make bare or naked; strip; specif., a) to destroy all plant and animal life in (an area) b) Geol. to expose (layers of rock) by erosion, weathering,… …

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  • 10 denude — v. (D; tr.) to denude of (the hillside was denuded of trees) * * * [dɪ njuːd] (D; tr.) to denude of (the hillside was denuded of trees) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 denude — [[t]dɪnju͟ːd, AM nu͟ːd[/t]] denudes, denuding, denuded 1) VERB To denude an area means to destroy the plants in it. [FORMAL] [V n] Migrants from teeming Brazilian cities were denuding Amazonia to open private farmsteads... [be V ed of n] Many… …

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  • 12 denude — verb To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked; to strip; to divest; as, to denude one of clothing, or lands …

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  • 13 denude — de|nude [dıˈnju:d US dıˈnu:d] v [T usually passive] formal 1.) to remove the plants and trees that cover an area of land ▪ a hillside denuded in a fire 2.) to take something away from someone or something denude sb/sth of sth ▪ The fact that… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 denude — verb (T) formal to remove a natural layer or part of something: denude sth of: The trees were now denuded of their leaves. denudation noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 denude — transitive verb (denuded; denuding) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin denudare, from de + nudus bare more at naked Date: 15th century 1. to deprive of something important 2. a. to strip of all co …

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  • 16 Dénudé — Nudité La Vénus pudique est un thème de la peinture et de la sculpture classiques dérivé de l Aphrodite de Cnide. Œuvre romaine du IIe siècle ap. J. C., copie de Praxitèle …

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  • 17 denude — denuder, n. /di noohd , nyoohd /, v.t., denuded, denuding. 1. to make naked or bare; strip: The storm completely denuded the trees. 2. Geol. to subject to denudation. [1505 15; < L denudare, equiv. to de DE + nudare to lay bare; see NUDE] * * * …

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  • 18 denude — To perform denudation …

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  • 19 denude — Synonyms 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 denude — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. strip, divest, defoliate, deforest; see bare , undress . See Synonym Study at strip . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. expose, lay bare. see strip III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make bare: bare, disrobe, divest, expose …

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