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There are 21 meanings of the word Bar.

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Bar - as a noun

A portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by united states troops in world war i and in world war ii and in the korean war

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browning automatic rifle

A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

Example: "He drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

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A counter where you can obtain food or drink

Example: "He bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"

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A rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon

Example: "There were bars in the windows to prevent escape"

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Musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats

Example: "The orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"

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An obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal

Example: "It was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar"

(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter

Example: "Unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"

A submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore

Example: "The boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river"

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The body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction

Example: "He was admitted to the bar in new jersey"

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legal communitylegal profession

A narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

Example: "A green toad with small black stripes or bars"

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A block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)

Example: "A bar of chocolate"

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A horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises

A heating element in an electric fire

Example: "An electric fire with three bars"

(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried

Example: "Spectators were not allowed past the bar"

Bar - as a verb

Prevent from entering; keep out

Example: "He was barred from membership in the club"

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Render unsuitable for passage

Example: "Block the way"

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barricade14block13block offblock upblockade17stop6
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Expel, as if by official decree

Example: "He was banished from his own country"

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expel14kick outthrow out
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Secure with, or as if with, bars

Example: "He barred the door"

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Bar - as a preposition

Except, other than, besides.

Example: "He invited everyone to his wedding bar his ex-wife."

Denotes the minimum odds offered on other horses not mentioned by name.

Example: "Leg at each corner is at 3/1, lost my shirt 5/1, and it's 10/1 bar."

Example Sentences

"I went to the bar after work for a drink."
"The candy bar was my favorite snack as a child."
"The reception was held in a lavish rooftop bar."
"The musician played his guitar at a local dive bar."
"She ordered a protein bar as a quick snack before her workout."
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Word Game Points

Is BAR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bar is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BAR has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is BAR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bar is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BAR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is BAR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bar is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BAR has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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