- to remove a bar or bars from; open; unlock; unbolt: to unbar a door.
Origin of unbar
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Examples from the Web for unbar
She handed him his hat and stick, and turned to unbar the door.
She managed to creep to the window and unbar the shutter an inch or two.The Lowest Rung
He had the right of way—let them unbar it, or crash to destruction—all three!
The man began to unbar the door, and stopped, struck by a fresh doubt.The People Of The Mist
H. Rider Haggard
She heard him unbar the back-door, and go out into the yard.Desperate Remedies
- to take away a bar or bars from
- to unfasten bars, locks, etc, from (a door); open
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