- a long rod or rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material, typically used as an obstruction, fastening, or weapon；an amount of food or another substance formed into a regular narrow block
- fasten (something, especially a door or window) with a bar or bars；prevent or prohibit (someone) from doing something or from going somewhere
- except for; apart from
verb: bar, 3rd person present: bars, gerund or present participle: barring, past tense: barred, past participle: barred
noun: bar, plural noun: bars
- 1. a long rod or rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material, typically used as an obstruction, fastening, or weapon an iron bar bars on the windows 同義詞
- ▪ an amount of food or another substance formed into a regular narrow block a bar of chocolate gold bars 同義詞
- ▪ a band of color or light, especially on a flat surface bars of sunlight shafting through the broken windows
- ▪ a sandbank or shoal at the mouth of a harbor, bay, or estuary the bar to the estuary of the River Eske 同義詞
- ▪ a charge in the form of a narrow horizontal stripe across the shield.
- 2. a counter across which alcoholic drinks or refreshments are served standing at the bar 同義詞
- ▪ a room in a restaurant or hotel in which alcohol is served the oak-paneled bar of the Lion bar stools
- ▪ an establishment where alcohol and sometimes other refreshments are served a small friendly bar open all day 同義詞
- ▪ a small store or booth serving refreshments or providing a service a dairy bar
- 3. a barrier or restriction to an action or advance political differences are not necessarily a bar to a good relationship 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ a plea arresting an action or claim in a law case.
- 4. a measure of music or the time of a piece of music the opening bars of the first hymn
- ▪ informal a line or set of lyrics in a rap or hip-hop song he is undeniably one of the most talented and complex rappers spitting bars today
- 5. a partition in a courtroom or legislative assembly, now usually notional, beyond which most people may not pass and, in court, at which an accused person stands the prisoner at the bar
- ▪ British a rail marking the end of each chamber in the Houses of Parliament he had to appear at the Bar of the House for a reprimand by the Speaker
- 6. the legal profession his dismissal from the Singapore Bar
- ▪ British barristers collectively. 同義詞
- ▪ North American lawyers collectively.
- ▪ a particular court of law.
- 1. fasten (something, especially a door or window) with a bar or bars she bolts and bars the door 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. prevent or prohibit (someone) from doing something or from going somewhere she is barred from leaving the country boulders barred her passage 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ forbid (an activity) to someone the job she loved had been barred to her
- ▪ exclude (something) from consideration nothing is barred in the crime novel
- ▪ prevent or delay (an action) by objection.
- 3. mark (something) with bars or stripes his face was barred with light
- 1. British except for; apart from everyone, bar a few ascetics, thinks it desirable