Definitions For Bar


  • The act of preventing
  • A rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon
  • An obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
  • A counter where you can obtain food or drink
  • (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried
  • A heating element in an electric fire
  • A horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
  • A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
  • A portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
  • A block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
  • A narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
  • Musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
  • The body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction
  • A submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore
  • (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter
  • To put a bar or a set of bars in front of a door, window, etc., so that people cannot go in or out of it
  • To put something in a road, path, etc., so that people cannot get by
  • To prevent or forbid (someone) fromdoing something


  • Prevent from entering; keep out
  • Secure with, or as if with, bars
  • Render unsuitable for passage
  • Expel, as if by official decree

Is Bar a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Bar is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bar in a Sentence

  • He barred the door as soon as he got in.
  • All the windows and doors were barred.
  • A herd of goats was barring the road.
  • They have lost every match, bar one.
  • Everyone in the company is invited, bar none

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Antonyms for Bar

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