- a long 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 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；except the horses indicated (used when stating the odds).
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 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 narrow block a bar of chocolate gold bars 同義詞
- ▪ a band of colour or light bars of sunlight shafting through the windows
- ▪ British the heating element of an electric fire.
- ▪ the crossbar of a goal Clark's shot hit the bar
- ▪ British a metal strip below the clasp of a medal, awarded as an additional distinction he was awarded a second bar to his DSO
- ▪ a sandbank or shoal at the mouth of a harbour or an 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 in a pub, restaurant, or cafe across which drinks or refreshments are served standing at the bar 同義詞
- ▪ a room in a pub, restaurant, or hotel in which alcohol is served the oak-panelled 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 shop, stall, or area in a department store that serves refreshments or provides a specified service a sandwich 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 suspending an action or claim in a lawsuit.
- 4. any of the short sections or measures, typically of equal time value, into which a piece of music is divided, shown on a score by vertical lines across the stave 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 court room, now usually notional, beyond which most people may not pass and 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 profession of barrister 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 bolted and barred 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 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ forbid someone from undertaking (an activity) 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 his kids were all gone now, bar one
- ▪ British except the horses indicated (used when stating the odds).