Synonyms for (verb) debar

Synonyms: bar, debar, exclude

Definition: prevent from entering; keep out

Usage: He was barred from membership in the club

Similar words: prohibit, proscribe, disallow, veto, nix, forbid, interdict

Definition: command against

Usage: I forbid you to call me late at night; Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store; Dad nixed our plans


Synonyms: forefend, forfend, fend off, stave off, avert, avoid, obviate, debar, deflect, ward off, head off

Definition: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

Usage: Let's avoid a confrontation; head off a confrontation; avert a strike

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project


Synonyms: suspend, debar

Definition: bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

Similar words: kick out, expel, throw out

Definition: force to leave or move out

Usage: He was expelled from his native country