To shut up or out; to preclude; to stop; to prevent; to bar; to exclude.
- To deprive (a mortgagor) of the right to redeem mortgaged property, as when payments have not been made.
- To bar an equity or a right to redeem (a mortgage).
- To exclude or rule out; bar.
- To settle or resolve beforehand.
- To bar an equity or a right to redeem a mortgage.