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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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