1. barring, blackball, ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddance

usage: the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto


1. bar, debar, exclude, forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix

usage: prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"

2. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up

usage: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"

3. banish, relegate, bar, expel, throw out, kick out

usage: expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"

4. bar, fasten, fix, secure

usage: secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"

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