verb (used with object), de·barred, de·bar·ring.
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Origin of debar
OTHER WORDS FROM debarde·bar·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for debar
If he was disqualified from being one of the twelve, he was not debarred from liberty to serve.Studies in the Epistle of James|A. T. Robertson
He was debarred from doing so only by a secret fear that she might refuse to come.The Second Fiddle|Phyllis Bottome
Debarred as he was from freedom of speculation, the domain of science was closed against the Spaniard.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
But even if I was debarred from bringing the man to punishment, I could break his power, and overturn his plans.The Devil's Own|Randall Parrish
I, being a Morrison like my brother-cousin, Dod, was debarred.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie