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Definition 1: the act of entering - [noun denoting act]

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

  • she made a grand entrance

Synonyms for entrance in the sense of this definition

(entrance is a kind of ...) the act of arriving at a certain place

"they awaited her arrival"

(... is a kind of entrance ) the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)

"the incursion of television into the American living room"

(... is a kind of entrance ) entrance by force or without permission or welcome

(... is a kind of entrance ) a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in

"the recent irruption of bad manners"

(... is a kind of entrance ) an entrance, especially a theatrical entrance onto a stage or as if onto a stage

"she made a graceful entree into the ballroom"

(... is a kind of entrance ) the act of enrolling

(... is a kind of entrance ) the act of entering into or through something

"the penetration of upper management by women"

(... is a kind of entrance ) the act of admitting someone to enter

"the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"

Definition 2: something that provides access (to get in or get out) - [noun denoting artifact]

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

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

Synonyms for entrance in the sense of this definition

(entrance is a kind of ...) a way of entering or leaving

"he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"

(... is a kind of entrance ) an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel

(... is a kind of entrance ) an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse

(... is a kind of entrance ) a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard

(... is a kind of entrance ) a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)

"the portals of the cathedral" "the portals of heaven" "the portals of success"

(... is a kind of entrance ) the entrance to a coal mine

(... is a kind of entrance ) an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

(... is a kind of entrance ) an entrance that can be closed by a gate

(... is a kind of entrance ) 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"

(... is a kind of entrance ) a passageway under a curved masonry construction

"they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"

(... is a kind of entrance ) an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium

Definition 3: a movement into or inward - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for entrance in the sense of this definition

(entrance is a kind of ...) a movement through space that changes the location of something

(... is a kind of entrance ) any entry into an area not previously occupied

"an invasion of tourists" "an invasion of locusts"

Definition 4: put into a trance - [verb of body]

Synonyms for entrance in the sense of this definition

(entrance is a kind of ...) induce hypnosis in

Definition 5: attract; cause to be enamored - [verb of emotion]

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

  • She captured all the men's hearts

Synonyms for entrance in the sense of this definition

(entrance is a kind of ...) be attractive to

"The idea of a vacation appeals to me" "The beautiful garden attracted many people"

(... is a kind of entrance ) hold the attention of

"The soprano held the audience" "This story held our interest" "She can hold an audience spellbound"

(... is a kind of entrance ) gratify and charm, usually in order to influence

"the political candidate worked the crowds"

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