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Definition 1: an entrance, especially a theatrical entrance onto a stage or as if onto a stage - [noun denoting act]

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

  • she made a graceful entree into the ballroom

(entree is a kind of ...) the act of entering

"she made a grand entrance"

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

Samples where entree 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 entree in the sense of this definition

(entree 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 entree ) an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel

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

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

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

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

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

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

"they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"

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

Definition 3: the right to enter - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for entree in the sense of this definition

(entree is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights" "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people" "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

(... is a kind of entree ) anything providing a means of access (or escape)

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

Definition 4: the principal dish of a meal - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for entree in the sense of this definition

(entree is a kind of ...) part of a meal served at one time

"she prepared a three course meal"

(... is a kind of entree ) a main course served on a plate

"a vegetable plate" "the blue plate special"

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