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1. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters.

Synonyms

  • Pinctada margaritifera
  • Anomia ephippium
  • Placuna placenta
  • windowpane oyster
  • huitre
  • Ostreidae
  • Japanese oyster
  • pelecypod
  • blue point
  • seed oyster
  • pearl oyster
  • saddle oyster
  • lamellibranch
  • Ostrea gigas
  • Virginia oyster
  • bluepoint
  • capiz
  • window oyster
  • family Ostreidae

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • ostre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word oyster-bar


1. Noun Phrase
Upscale eatery Caracol, which features seafood dishes and an oyster bar, is one of the city's favorites.

2. Noun Phrase
Royal Sonesta Hotel (sonesta.com) features an outdoor pool, a fitness room, bistro and oyster bar and a jazz playhouse.

3. Noun Phrase
The restaurant has an oyster bar and offers a selection of standards, including lobster and crab legs, as well as a good selection of meat dishes.

4. Noun Phrase
For more traditional steakhouse ambiance, The Standard Grill (thestandardgrill.com) accents its grilled-to-order steaks and burgers with a charcuterie and raw oyster bar.

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