Synonyms of bar in English:

bar


See definition of bar

noun

1‘an iron bar’

SYNONYMS

rod, pole, stake, stick, batten, shaft, shank, rail, pale, paling, spar, strut, support, prop, spoke, crosspiece, girder, beam, boom

2‘a bar of chocolate’

SYNONYMS

block, slab, cake, tablet, brick, loaf, wedge, lump, chunk, hunk, cube, ingot, nugget, piece

3‘please purchase your drinks from the bar’

SYNONYMS

counter, table, buffet, stand

4‘she went to her favourite bar on West 43rd Street’

SYNONYMS

hostelry, tavern, inn, wine bar, taproom

British pub, public house, free house, tied house

Scottish howff

Canadian beer parlour

NZ Australian hotel

cantina

bierkeller

informal watering hole

British informal local, boozer

North American informal gin mill

historical alehouse, pot-house, taphouse, beerhouse

North American historical saloon

5‘a bar to promotion’

SYNONYMS

obstacle, impediment, hindrance, obstruction, check, stop, block, hurdle, barrier, stumbling block, handicap, restriction, limitation

ANTONYMS

aid

6‘members of the Bar’

SYNONYMS

barristers, advocates, counsel

7‘he dredged a channel through the bar across the river mouth’

SYNONYMS

sandbank, shoal, bank, shallow, reef, ridge, ledge, shelf


verb

1‘they have barred the door’

SYNONYMS

bolt, lock, fasten, padlock, secure, latch, deadlock, block, barricade, obstruct

Irish Scottish sneck, snib

ANTONYMS

unbar

2‘they were barred from entering the country’

SYNONYMS

prohibit, debar, preclude, forbid, ban, interdict, inhibit

exclude, keep out

obstruct, hinder, restrain, check, block, impede, stop

enjoin, estop

ANTONYMS

admit, accept


preposition

1‘all the others, bar one, were killed’

SYNONYMS

except, except for, apart from, but, but for, other than, besides, aside from, with the exception of, short of, barring, excepting, excluding, omitting, leaving out, save, save for, saving

informal outside of

ANTONYMS

including