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BARRED

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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]

Meaning:

Firmly fastened or secured against opening

Synonyms:

barred; bolted; latched; locked; secured; fast

Context examples:

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

Similar:

fastened (firmly closed or secured)


Sense 2barred [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Preventing entry or exit or a course of action

Synonyms:

barricaded; blockaded; barred

Context examples:

a barricaded street / barred doors / the blockaded harbor

Similar:

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


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