Debar
Debar De*bar", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Debarred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Debarring}.] [Pref. de- + bar.] To cut off from entrance, as if by a bar or barrier; to preclude; to hinder from approach, entry, or enjoyment; to shut out or exclude; to deny or refuse; -- with from, and sometimes with of. [1913 Webster]

Yet not so strictly hath our Lord imposed Labor, as to debar us when we need Refreshment. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Their wages were so low as to debar them, not only from the comforts but from the common decencies of civilized life. --Buckle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Debar — Дебар Dibra …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • debar — de·bar /dē bär/ vt de·barred, de·bar·ring: to bar from having or doing something; specif: to exclude from contracting with the federal government or a federal contractor was debarred from bidding compare disbar de·bar·ment n …   Law dictionary

  • debar — debar, disbar Debar means ‘to exclude from admission or a right’, as in They were debarred from entering, whereas disbar has the more specific meaning ‘to deprive (a barrister) from the right to practise’. Both words double the r in inflection …   Modern English usage

  • Debar — C est dans la Marne que ce nom est le plus fréquent. Il y désigne certainement celui qui est originaire de la ville de Bar le Duc, ou encore du village de Bar, dans les Ardennes. On le rencontre également dans d autres régions, notamment dans le… …   Noms de famille

  • debar — (v.) early 15c., to shut out, exclude, from Fr. débarrer, from O.Fr. desbarer (12c., which, however, meant only to unbar, unbolt, the meaning turned around in French as the de was felt in a different sense), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + barrer …   Etymology dictionary

  • debar — *exclude, blackball, disbar, suspend, shut out, eliminate, rule out Analogous words: preclude, obviate, *prevent: *forbid, prohibit, ban, interdict Contrasted words: *invite, court, woo, solicit, bid: permit, allow, *let …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • debar — ► VERB (debarred, debarring) ▪ exclude or prohibit officially from doing something. DERIVATIVES debarment noun. ORIGIN Old French desbarrer unbar …   English terms dictionary

  • debar — [dē bär′] vt. debarred, debarring [ME debarren < Anglo Fr debarrer: see DE & BAR1] 1. to keep (a person) from some right or privilege; exclude; bar 2. to prevent, hinder, or prohibit SYN. EXCLUDE debarment n …   English World dictionary

  • Debar — For the social concept, see debarment. Debar Дебaр Dibra   Town   Debar with Debar Lake to …   Wikipedia

  • Debar — 41° 31′ 12″ N 20° 31′ 48″ E / 41.5200000, 20.5300000 …   Wikipédia en Français

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