bare vs bear ban forbid (officially): We have plan to ban smoking in the office.
bane a cause of distress or annoyance: Those noisy kids are the bane of my life.
bare unclothed, naked: Michael was bare from the waist up.
bear to carry: She was bearing a basket of vegetables.
Bath wash (yourself) in a bath: I prefer baths to showers.
bathe wash yourself using water: I usually bathe every day.
Bazaar a market that has rows of small shops, which sell many different kinds of things: I bought this in the bazaar in Cairo.
bizarre weird, strange: We saw a bizarre animal in the water.
Beat hit, strike A dog will not howl if you beat him with a bone.
Beet a plant with a red root used as a vegetable or for making sugar: John was as red as a beet when he came out of the sauna.