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
Australian, New Zealand 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
Scottish, Irish 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