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entrance

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noun en·trance \ˈen-trən(t)s\

Simple Definition of entrance

  • : the act of entering something

  • : something (such as a door) that is used for entering something

  • : the right to enter something

Full Definition of entrance

  1. 1 :  power or permission to enter :  admission

  2. 2 :  the act of entering

  3. 3 :  the means or place of entry

  4. 4 :  the point at which a voice or instrument part begins in ensemble music

  5. 5 :  the first appearance of an actor in a scene

Examples of entrance

  1. the entrance of the army into the city

  2. the country's entrance into war

  3. The book describes his entrance into politics.

  4. The thieves gained entrance to our house by breaking a window.

  5. She always knew how to make a grand entrance.

  6. The main entrance is on the left side.

  7. There are two entrances to the park.

  8. The ship passed through the narrow entrance to the bay.

  9. He was denied entrance into the country.

  10. She applied for entrance at several colleges.



15th Century

First Known Use of entrance

15th century


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entrance

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verb en·trance \in-ˈtran(t)s, en-\

Simple Definition of entrance

  • : to fill (someone) with delight and wonder

Full Definition of entrance

en·tranceden·tranc·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to put into a trance

  3. 2 :  to carry away with delight, wonder, or rapture <we were entranced by the view>

en·trance·ment play \-ˈtran(t)-smənt\ noun

Examples of entrance

  1. <a production of The Nutcracker ballet that will entrance audiences>



1541

First Known Use of entrance

1541



ENTRANCE Defined for Kids

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entrance

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noun en·trance \ˈen-trəns\

Definition of entrance

  1. 1 :  the act of going in <He waited for the right moment to make his entrance.>

  2. 2 :  a door, gate, or way for going in

  3. 3 :  permission to join, participate in, or attend




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entrance

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verb en·trance \in-ˈtrans\

Definition of entrance

en·tranceden·tranc·ing

  1. 1 :  to put into a trance

  2. 2 :  to fill with delight and wonder





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