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 Dictionary entry overview: What does barred mean? 

BARRED (adjective)
  The adjective BARRED has 2 senses:

1. firmly fastened or secured against opening
2. preventing entry or exit or a course of action

  Familiarity information: BARRED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BARRED (adjective)

Sense 1barred [BACK TO TOP]


Firmly fastened or secured against opening


barred; bolted; latched; locked; secured; fast

Context examples:

windows and doors were all fast / a locked closet / left the house properly secured


fastened (firmly closed or secured)

Sense 2barred [BACK TO TOP]


Preventing entry or exit or a course of action


barricaded; blockaded; barred

Context examples:

a barricaded street / barred doors / the blockaded harbor


obstructed (shut off to passage or view or hindered from action)

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