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1. bar

verb. ['ˈbɑːr'] prevent from entering; keep out.

Synonyms

  • interdict
  • veto
  • forbid
  • proscribe
  • nix
  • debar
  • exclude
  • disallow

Antonyms

  • permit
  • activeness
  • attack
  • refrain

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Bar

  • wor
  • hekmatyar
  • balakumar
  • almodovar
  • zulfikar
  • zaldivar
  • valdemar
  • transtar
  • superstar
  • saldovar
  • saldivar
  • rajkumar
  • qasr
  • menjivar
  • baltazar
  • baldemar
  • almanzar
  • victoire
  • preslar
  • myanmar
  • kjar
  • hocevar
  • gregoire
  • farquar
  • emdr
  • delamar
  • cotnoir
  • belvoir
  • aquilar
  • andujar

How do you pronounce bar?

Pronounce bar as bɑr.

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Sentences with bar


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about bar


1. Maybe the bar is low, but most of the strips that are 50, 60, 70 years old that are on their second or third generation of artists, the humor is pretty bland. There are others by people that were raised on 'Family Guy' or 'South Park' that are edgier. Mine's not as edgy as those, but it's edgier than 'Beetle Bailey.'
- Stephan Pastis

2. Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.
- Judith Viorst, Love & Guilt & The Meaning Of Life, Etc

3. A literary academic can no more pass a bookstore than an alcoholic can pass a bar.
- Carolyn G. Heilbrun

2. bar

noun. ['ˈbɑːr'] a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.

Synonyms

  • sawdust saloon
  • gin mill
  • taphouse
  • cocktail lounge
  • taproom
  • pub
  • honky-tonk
  • public house
  • barroom
  • speakeasy
  • saloon
  • pothouse
  • ginmill
  • room

Antonyms

  • ability
  • continue
  • pull
  • function

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. bar

verb. ['ˈbɑːr'] render unsuitable for passage.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • impede
  • block
  • close off
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • jam
  • blockade
  • block off
  • close up
  • barricade
  • close
  • shut off
  • stop

Antonyms

  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • decriminalize
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. bar

noun. ['ˈbɑːr'] a counter where you can obtain food or drink.

Synonyms

  • buffet
  • wet bar
  • oyster bar
  • sushi bar
  • wine bar
  • cash bar
  • snack counter
  • snack bar
  • counter
  • soda fountain

Antonyms

  • lose
  • waste
  • sell
  • act

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. bar

noun. ['ˈbɑːr'] a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • shackle
  • core
  • rail
  • heaver
  • chinning bar
  • handlebar
  • towel bar
  • carpenter's level
  • deadbolt
  • crossbar
  • rotor
  • stabilizer bar
  • rails
  • drawbar
  • lever
  • grab bar
  • bolt
  • runway
  • slice bar
  • fret
  • track
  • handspike
  • belaying pin
  • anti-sway bar

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • arrive
  • unbolt
  • unlock

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. bar

verb. ['ˈbɑːr'] secure with, or as if with, bars.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • neutral
  • positive

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. bar

noun. ['ˈbɑːr'] an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal.

Synonyms

  • impediment
  • impedimenta
  • obstruction
  • obstructer
  • obstructor

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • natural object
  • cold
  • nondevelopment

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. bar

noun. ['ˈbɑːr'] the act of preventing.

Synonyms

  • obviation
  • forestalling
  • prophylaxis
  • preclusion
  • stifling
  • suppression
  • debarment
  • save
  • crushing
  • quelling
  • hindrance
  • hinderance
  • non-proliferation
  • interference
  • disqualification
  • nonproliferation
  • averting
  • interception

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • cheer
  • walk
  • stator

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. bar

noun. ['ˈbɑːr'] musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats.

Synonyms

  • musical notation

Antonyms

  • generous
  • start

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. bar

verb. ['ˈbɑːr'] expel, as if by official decree.

Synonyms

  • banish
  • throw out
  • kick out
  • expel
  • relegate

Antonyms

  • admit
  • include
  • have
  • discolor

Etymology

  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • barre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βαρύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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