Dictionary Results for bar


1. bar - noun

· a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

Synonym(s): barroom, saloon, ginmill, taproom

Hypernym(s): room




2. bar - noun

· a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"

Hypernym(s): counter




3. bar - noun

· a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"

Hypernym(s): implement




4. bar - noun

· musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"

Synonym(s): measure

Hypernym(s): musical_notation




5. bar - noun

· an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal; "it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar"

Hypernym(s): obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta




6. bar - noun

· the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

Synonym(s): prevention

Hypernym(s): hindrance, hinderance, interference




7. bar - noun

· (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter; "unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"

Hypernym(s): pressure_unit




8. bar - noun

· a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore; "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river"

Hypernym(s): ridge, barrier




9. bar - noun

· the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"

Synonym(s): legal_profession, legal_community

Hypernym(s): profession




10. bar - noun

· a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"

Synonym(s): stripe, streak

Hypernym(s): marking




11. bar - noun

· a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate"

Synonym(s): cake

Hypernym(s): block




12. bar - noun

· a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War

Synonym(s): Browning_automatic_rifle, BAR

Hypernym(s): automatic_rifle, automatic, machine_rifle




13. bar - noun

· a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises

Hypernym(s): support




14. bar - noun

· a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars"

Hypernym(s): heating_element




15. bar - noun

· (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried; "spectators were not allowed past the bar"

Hypernym(s): railing, rail




16. bar - verb

· prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"

Synonym(s): debar, exclude

Hypernym(s): forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix




17. bar - verb

· render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"

Synonym(s): barricade, block, blockade, stop, block_off, block_up

Hypernym(s): obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close_up




18. bar - verb

· expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"

Synonym(s): banish, relegate

Hypernym(s): expel, throw_out, kick_out




19. bar - verb

· secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

Antonym(s): unbar





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