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de·bar

 (dē-bär′)
tr.v. de·barred, de·bar·ring, de·bars
1. To exclude or shut out; bar.
2. To forbid, hinder, or prevent.

[Middle English debarren, from Old French desbarer, to unbar : des-, de- + barer, to bar (from barre, bar; see bar1).]

de·bar′ment n.

debar

(dɪˈbɑː)
vb, -bars, -barring or -barred
(usually foll by: from) to exclude from a place, a right, etc; bar
deˈbarment n
Usage: See at disbar

de•bar

(dɪˈbɑr)

v.t. -barred, -bar•ring.
1. to shut out or exclude.
2. to hinder or prevent; prohibit.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French, Old French desbarrer to lock out, bar. See de-, bar1]
de•bar′ment, n.

debar


Past participle: debarred
Gerund: debarring

Imperative
debar
debar
Present
I debar
you debar
he/she/it debars
we debar
you debar
they debar
Preterite
I debarred
you debarred
he/she/it debarred
we debarred
you debarred
they debarred
Present Continuous
I am debarring
you are debarring
he/she/it is debarring
we are debarring
you are debarring
they are debarring
Present Perfect
I have debarred
you have debarred
he/she/it has debarred
we have debarred
you have debarred
they have debarred
Past Continuous
I was debarring
you were debarring
he/she/it was debarring
we were debarring
you were debarring
they were debarring
Past Perfect
I had debarred
you had debarred
he/she/it had debarred
we had debarred
you had debarred
they had debarred
Future
I will debar
you will debar
he/she/it will debar
we will debar
you will debar
they will debar
Future Perfect
I will have debarred
you will have debarred
he/she/it will have debarred
we will have debarred
you will have debarred
they will have debarred
Future Continuous
I will be debarring
you will be debarring
he/she/it will be debarring
we will be debarring
you will be debarring
they will be debarring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been debarring
you have been debarring
he/she/it has been debarring
we have been debarring
you have been debarring
they have been debarring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been debarring
you will have been debarring
he/she/it will have been debarring
we will have been debarring
you will have been debarring
they will have been debarring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been debarring
you had been debarring
he/she/it had been debarring
we had been debarring
you had been debarring
they had been debarring
Conditional
I would debar
you would debar
he/she/it would debar
we would debar
you would debar
they would debar
Past Conditional
I would have debarred
you would have debarred
he/she/it would have debarred
we would have debarred
you would have debarred
they would have debarred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.debar - bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"
send down, rusticate - suspend temporarily from college or university, in England
2.debar - prevent the occurrence ofdebar - prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbid - keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
3.debar - prevent from enteringdebar - prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
nix, prohibit, proscribe, disallow, forbid, interdict, veto - command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

debar

verb bar, exclude, prohibit, black, stop, keep out, preclude, shut out, blackball, interdict, refuse admission to She could be debarred from politics for several years.
Usage: The word debar is not synonymous with disbar, which should only be used when talking about a barrister, although evidence shows that the two are often confused.

debar

verb
1. To keep from being admitted, included, or considered:
Translations

debar

[dɪˈbɑːʳ] VTexcluir
to debar sb from sthexcluir a algn de algo
to debar sb from doing sthprohibir a algn hacer algo

debar

[ˌdiːˈbɑːr dɪˈbɑːr] vt (= exclude) → exclure
to debar sb from a club → exclure qn d'un club
to debar sb from doing sth → interdire à qn de faire qch
to be debarred from doing sth → se voir interdire de faire qch

debar

vt (from club, competition) → ausschließen (from von); to debar somebody from doing somethingjdn davon ausschließen, etw zu tun

debar

[dɪˈbɑːʳ] vt (frm) to debar sb from sthescludere qn da qc
to debar sb from doing sth → vietare a qn di fare qc
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