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debar

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of debar

  1. to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of the judge debarred all of the reporters from the courtroom Synonyms of debar ban, bar, close out, count (out), exclude, eliminate, except, freeze out, rule out, shut outWords Related to debar blackball, blacklist, excommunicate, ostracize; banish, deport, exile, expel, oust, throw out; obviate, preclude, prevent, prohibit; block, hinder, impede, obstruct; cease, discontinue, halt, suspend; deter, stave off, ward (off); check off, disregard; comb (out), weed (out)Near Antonyms of debar accept, embrace, entertain, receive, take in, welcome; unbanAntonyms of debar admit, include



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