HyperDic: debar

English > 3 senses of the word debar:
VERBsocialdebar, suspendbar temporarily
socialdebar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward offprevent the occurrence of
communicationdebar, bar, excludeprevent from entering
English > debar: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningbar temporarily; from school, office, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsuspend
Entailspunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
Narrowersend down, rusticatesuspend temporarily from college or university, in England
Broaderexpel, throw out, kick outForce to leave or move out
Spanishsuspender
Nounsdebarmentthe act of prevention by legal means
English > debar: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningprevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening / happening.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsforefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off
Broaderprevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidKeep from happening / happening or arising
Spanishalejar, atajar, capear, desviar, detener, eludir, esquivar, evitar, obviar, prevenir, prohibir
Catalaneludir, evitar, prevenir
English > debar: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningprevent from entering; keep out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsbar, exclude
Broaderforbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nixcommand against
Spanishexcluir
Catalanexcloure
Nounsdebarmentthe state of being debarred (excluded from enjoying / enjoying certain possessions or rights or practices)

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