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past tense of bar

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1 to make stripes on
  • barred the fence with white strips

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3 to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
  • beach-goers are barred from walking in roped-off sections of the beach to protect nesting birds

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4 to disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point
  • the bikeway was barred by a huge fallen tree

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The first known use of barred was in the 14th century

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“Barred.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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a feeling of well-being or elation

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