Definitions for debar

Definitions for (verb) debar

Main entry: bar, debar, exclude

Definition: prevent from entering; keep out

Usage: He was barred from membership in the club

Main entry: forefend, forfend, fend off, stave off, avert, avoid, obviate, debar, deflect, ward off, head off

Definition: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

Usage: Let's avoid a confrontation; head off a confrontation; avert a strike

Main entry: suspend, debar

Definition: bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

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