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Definitions and Synonyms of door | Another word for door | What is door?

Definition 1: a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he knocked on the door
  • he slammed the door as he left

(door is a kind of ...) a barrier that can be moved to allow passage

(... is a kind of door ) the door of a car

(... is a kind of door ) a door that swings on a double hinge; opens in either direction

(... is a kind of door ) an extra outer door for protection against severe weather or winter

(... is a kind of door ) a door that opens by sliding instead of swinging

(... is a kind of door ) a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door

"he heard the screen door slam as she left"

(... is a kind of door ) a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings

(... is a kind of door ) a hinged or sliding door in a floor or ceiling

(... is a kind of door ) a door that closes off rooms within a building

(... is a kind of door ) a light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length

(... is a kind of door ) a fire-resistant door that can be closed to stop the spread of a fire

(... is a kind of door ) two vertical doors that meet in the middle of the door frame when closed

(... is a kind of door ) door used to load or unload cargo

(door is a part of ...) a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

(... is part of door) the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close

"he stuck his head in the doorway"

Definition 2: the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he stuck his head in the doorway

Synonyms for door in the sense of this definition

(door is a kind of ...) something that provides access (to get in or get out)

"they waited at the entrance to the garden" "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"

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

(door is a part of ...) the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

"the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

(door is a part of ...) a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle

"he knocked on the door" "he slammed the door as he left"

(door is a part of ...) the frame that supports a door

(door is a part of ...) the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway

(... is part of door) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

Definition 3: a room that is entered via a door - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • his office is the third door down the hall on the left

(door is a kind of ...) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

"the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

Definition 4: a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road) - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the office next door
  • they live two doors up the street from us

(door is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

Definition 5: anything providing a means of access (or escape) - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • we closed the door to Haitian immigrants
  • education is the door to success

(door is a kind of ...) the right to enter

(... is a kind of door ) freedom of access

"he maintained an open door for all employees"

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