Definition of debar:
keep off, restrict, block, distract, enjoin, stop, turn away, bar, turn out, block up, nullify, shut out, stave off, outlaw, forefend, eject, rid of, parry, interdict, include, prohibit, shut, void, invalidate, ward off, dismiss, prevent, ban, suspend, leave off, set aside, keep out, forbid, blockade, annul, taboo, avert, fend off, inhibit, bend, eliminate, relegate, barricade, count out, except, head off, boot out, disallow, leave out, obviate, deflect, hinder, quash, avoid, allow, banish, turf out, proscribe, evict, rule out, forfend, take out, preclude, omit, freeze, deny, exclude, block off, chuck out.
- "The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects", Thomas Cowherd.
- "Queechy, Volume II", Elizabeth Wetherell.
- "A Cathedral Singer", James Lane Allen.