from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove the bars from or become unbarred.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove an impediment that obstructs the passage of (someone or something).
- v. To remove a prohibition.
- v. To unlock or unbolt a door that had been locked or bolted with a bar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To remove a bar or bars from; to unbolt; to open.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove a bar or bars from: said especially of a gate or door.
- To open; unlock: especially in figurative uses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. remove a bar from (a door)
un- + bar (Wiktionary)