disbar

disbar
Synonyms and related words:
boot, bounce, break, bump, bust, can, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, degrade, demote, deplume, depose, deprive, dethrone, discharge, discrown, disemploy, disenthrone, dismiss, displace, displume, drum out, excommunicate, expel, fire, furlough, give the ax, give the gate, kick, kick upstairs, lay off, let go, let out, liquidate, make redundant, oust, overthrow, pension, pension off, purge, read out of, release, remove, remove from office, replace, retire, sack, separate forcibly, strip, strip of office, strip of rank, superannuate, surplus, suspend, turn off, turn out, unchurch, unfrock, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone

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  • disbar — dis·bar /dis bär/ vt: to expel from the bar or the legal profession: deprive (an attorney) of a license to practice law usu. for engaging in unethical or illegal practices compare debar dis·bar·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • disbar — UK US /dɪsˈbɑːr/ US  / ˈbɑːr/ verb [T] LAW ► to take away someone s right to work as a lawyer, especially because they have done something wrong or illegal: disbar sb for sth »The former attorney had been disbarred for fraud …   Financial and business terms

  • Disbar — Dis*bar , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disbarred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disbarring}.] (Law) To expel from the bar, or the legal profession; to deprive (an attorney, barrister, or counselor) of his status and privileges as such. Abbott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disbar — (v.) deprive of the privileges of a barrister, 1630s; see DIS (Cf. dis ) opposite of + BAR (Cf. bar) in the legal sense. Related: Disbarred; disbarring; disbarment …   Etymology dictionary

  • disbar — shut out, eliminate, rule out, suspend, debar, *exclude, blackball …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disbar — ► VERB (disbarred, disbarring) 1) expel (a barrister) from the Bar. 2) exclude. DERIVATIVES disbarment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disbar — [dis bär′, dis′bär] vt. disbarred, disbarring to expel (a lawyer) from the bar; deprive of the right to practice law SYN. EXCLUDE disbarment n …   English World dictionary

  • disbar — v. (D; tr.) to disbar from (to disbar from practice) * * * [dɪs bɑː] (D; tr.) to disbar from (to disbar from practice) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disbar — UK [dɪsˈbɑː(r)] / US [dɪsˈbɑr] verb [transitive] Word forms disbar : present tense I/you/we/they disbar he/she/it disbars present participle disbarring past tense disbarred past participle disbarred legal to officially stop a lawyer from doing… …   English dictionary

  • disbar — debar, disbar Debar means ‘to exclude from admission or a right’, as in They were debarred from entering, whereas disbar has the more specific meaning ‘to deprive (a barrister) from the right to practise’. Both words double the r in inflection …   Modern English usage

  • disbar — See debar. See debar, disbar …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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