Definition of Debar in English :

Define Debar in English

Debar meaning in English

Meaning of Debar in English

Pronunciation of Debar in English

Debar pronunciation in English

Pronounce Debar in English


see synonyms of debar

1. debar, suspend

bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

2. avert, avoid, debar, deflect, fend off, forefend, forfend, head off, obviate, stave off, ward off

prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

Example Sentences:
'Let's avoid a confrontation'
'head off a confrontation'
'avert a strike'

3. bar, debar, exclude

prevent from entering; keep out

Example Sentences:
'He was barred from membership in the club'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


see synonyms of debar
verb -bars, -barring or -barred
(transitive; usually foll by from)
to exclude from a place, a right, etc; bar

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see synonyms of debar
verb transitiveWord forms: deˈbarred or deˈbarring
to keep (a person) from some right or privilege; exclude; bar
to prevent, hinder, or prohibit

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see synonyms of debar
tr.v. de·barred, de·bar·ring, de·bars
1. To exclude or shut out; bar.
2. To forbid, hinder, or prevent.

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