transitive verb de·bar·rass \də̇ˈbarəs, dēˈ-\

Definition of debarrass


  1. :  to disembarrass especially by removing what impedes or encumbers debarrassed her of her coat and hat

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Origin and Etymology of debarrass

French débarrasser, from Middle French debarrasser, from de- + embarrasser to embarrass — more at embarrass

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a trip made at another's expense

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