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Definition 1: a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where backdoor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got his job through the back door

Synonyms for backdoor in the sense of this definition

(backdoor is a kind of ...) the act of approaching or entering

"he gained access to the building"

Definition 2: an entrance at the rear of a building - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for backdoor in the sense of this definition

(backdoor is a kind of ...) a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building

Definition 3: an undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for backdoor in the sense of this definition

(backdoor is a kind of ...) a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.)

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