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
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
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
Nounsdebarmentthe state of being debarred (excluded from enjoying / enjoying certain possessions or rights or practices)

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