Definition of door
- opens new doors
- door to success
doorlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
- laid the blame at our door
I heard a knock on the door.
Please don't block the door.
I peeked through the open door.
He stood at the door.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a movable piece of wood, glass, or metal that swings or slides open and shut so that people can enter or leave a room, building, vehicle, etc.
: a part of an object (such as piece of furniture or an appliance) that swings or slides open and shut
: the opening for a door : the entrance to a room or building
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