- an objection that nullifies an action or claim.
- a stoppage or defeat of an alleged right of action.
- an iron or steel shape: I-bar.
- a muntin.
verb (used with object), barred, bar·ring.
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- before the court and being tried: a case at bar.
- before all the judges of a court: a trial at bar.
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synonym study for bar
OTHER WORDS FROM barbarless, adjectivebar·ra·ble, adjectiveun·bar·ra·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for bar
Few foods occupy your mind without requiring your full focus quite like sunflower seedsI don’t remember my first string cheese or Kudos bar or Fig Newton, but for some reason, sunflower seeds and I have an origin story.Sunflower Seeds Are the Best Snack for the Anxious Mind|Emma Alpern|September 17, 2020|Eater
On Google-powered devices you can also swipe up from the bottom and hold to see recently used apps, or swipe left or right along the home bar at the foot of the display to quickly jump between open apps.Get around your phone more quickly than you already are|David Nield|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
Finally, regulators and lawmakers should trust bars and restaurants to responsibly offer cocktails-to-go.
Of course, I still enjoyed being able to drink at a bar, but I recognized this custom was different now.
With its classic bar and varied rooms, the whole place is simply beguiling.
I took out my knife, my Ka-Bar, and knocked his teeth out, but they fell into his throat.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You might work on the same groove for five hours nonstop, some three-bar thing over and over.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The bar also claims that it hosted the first-ever poetry slam 28 years ago.
A sepia photo shows him as a young boy, head in his hands, with a large book open at a bar table.
His later books drew heavily from experiences and people he encountered at the bar, including the cruel captain in The Sea-Wolf.
But you will find most colleges and most college societies bar religious instruction and discussion.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Ogden Hoffman, a distinguished member of the New York bar, died, aged 62.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The mosquito bar was drawn over her; the old woman had come in while she slept and let down the bar.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And when three come, me and Maud was on the Bar Y road where it goes acrosst that crick-bottom.
If dat preacher goes to run a bar agin me,” he says, “py golly, I makes no more moneys!
British Dictionary definitions for bar (1 of 7)
- an offshore ridge of sand, mud, or shingle lying near the shore and parallel to it, across the mouth of a river, bay, or harbour, or linking an island to the mainland
- US and Canadian an alluvial deposit in a stream, river, or lake
- a group of beats that is repeated with a consistent rhythm throughout a piece or passage of music. The number of beats in the bar is indicated by the time signature
- another word for bar line
- British insignia added to a decoration indicating a second award
- US a strip of metal worn with uniform, esp to signify rank or as an award for service
- part of the metal mouthpiece of a horse's bridle
- the space between the horse's teeth in which such a part fits
verb bars, barring or barred (tr)
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noun the Bar
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Idioms and Phrases with bar
In addition to the idiom beginning with bar
- bare bones
- bare hands, with one's
- bare necessities
- bare one's soul
- bare one's teeth
- barge in
- bar none
- behind bars
- no holds barred