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Definition of the verb disbar

What does disbar mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: disbarred, disbarring

  1. remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action

Alternative definition of the verb disbar


  1. [legal] To expel from the bar, or the legal profession; to deprive (an attorney, barrister, or counselor) of his or her status and privileges as such.
  2. To exclude someone from something.

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

its original meaning was “a breaking-up of ice in a river” or a “sudden flood or rush of water carrying debris” debar means to bar from a place or prevent from exercising a right; disbar means to expel from the bar or legal profession to debark ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

disbar. see DEBAR. disc,. disk. The normal spelling in BrE changed from disk at the time of the original OED (1896) to disc by the time of OED2 (1989); in AmE it has remained disk. In computer terminology, however, the American spelling is ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

disbar. 354.

Google previewWebster's Common Sense Dictionary (1902)

Literary, Scientific, Encyclopedic, Pronouncing and Defining by Noah Webster

disbar, disbar', v.t. To remove from the list of barristers. disbelief, dis-WMef', n. Denial of belief; distrust; iin- belle f.— disbelieve, dls- be-liVv', v.t. Not to believe, —v.l. To refuse to believe.— disbeliever, u. One who disbelieves.

Google previewNolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary (2009)

by Gerald Hill Attorney

disbar The removal of an attorney's license to practice law ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1969)

by J.A. Ballentine

Disbar. To revoke an attorney's 1icense to practice. Disbarment proceeding.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1899)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

Proceedings to disbar an attorney for misconduct. Percy's Case, 36 N. Y. 051. Extraordinary Remedies. — Proceedings to obtain extraordinary remedies, such as injunction, mandamus, and the like, are frequently commenced by orders to ...

Google previewDictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English Jurisprudence (1879)

by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott

DISBAR DISCHARGE under duress, or out of policy of the law, as alienage, when the alien is an enemy, outlawry, attainder, priemunire, and the like. The disability is something pertaining to the person of the party, — a personal incapacity, ...



DIRECTORY DISBAR Directory for Public Worship, a code of regulations concerning the different parts of public worship, drawn up by the Westminster Assembly in 1644, ratified by the English parliament in the same year, and adopted by ...

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Disbar Meaning

Video shows what disbar means. to expel from the bar, or the legal profession; to deprive (an attorney, barrister, or counselor) of his or her status and privileges ...

Scrabble value of D2I1S1B3A1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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