barring

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

bar·ring

preposition \ˈbär-iŋ\

—used to say that something will happen unless something else happens

: other than (someone or something)

Full Definition of BARRING

:  excluding by exception :  excepting

Examples of BARRING

  1. No one, barring the magician himself, knows how the trick is done.
  2. <we'll be there, barring rain or some other unexpected problem>

First Known Use of BARRING

15th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: barring–out
Previous Word in the Dictionary: barrigudo
All Words Near: barring

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up barring? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More