Barned vs Barred - What's the difference?

barned | barred |

As verbs the difference between barned and barred

is that barned is (barn) while barred is (bar).

As an adjective barred is

having bars; striped.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (barn)

  • barn


    Etymology 1

    (etyl) bern, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • (label) A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle.
  • * , chapter=11
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=One day I was out in the barn and he drifted in. I was currying the horse and he set down on the wheelbarrow and begun to ask questions.}}
  • (label) A unit of surface area equal to 10-28 square metres.
  • An arena.
  • Derived terms
    * barnstar * barnstorm * barnyard * barn dance * barn door * barn owl * barn-raising * born in a barn * raised in a barn * smell the barn


    (en verb)
  • To lay up in a barn.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Men often barn up the chaff, and burn up the grain.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) barn, bern, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • (dialect, parts of Northern England) A child.
  • Synonyms
    * (child) bairn


    * * English syncopic forms ----




    (en adjective)
  • Having bars; striped.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=14 citation , passage=Nanny Broome was looking up at the outer wall.  Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime.}}
  • Prevented.
  • Verb

  • (bar)
  • He barred the door at evening.