Definition of door
doorlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
at one's door
: as a charge against one as being responsible laid the blame at our door
Examples of door in a Sentence
I heard a knock on the door.
Please don't block the door.
I peeked through the open door.
He stood at the door.
Recent Examples of door from the Web
The first sign of a change happened in 2014 when Valverde Hotel opened its stylish doors.
The government is planning to submit a bill on casino operations to parliament in autumn, with the first such resorts expected to open their doors sometime in the early to mid 2020s.
The closed-door meetings will be held twice a month, and McLain said the team’s goal is to visit 100 businesses over the next 12 months.
The one-day event takes place 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 15 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St. Presale tickets are $15; $25 at the door; $10 for TAC members.
Hopefully, my music has opened up a door for people who are outliers.
Ceiling trim; floor trim; door paint—Benjamin Moore (M); benjaminmoore.com.
The Constitutional Convention took place behind closed doors under an order of secrecy.
HOW WE TESTED: The Kitchen Appliances and Technology Lab evaluated 12 French-door refrigerators.
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Origin and Etymology of door
Middle English dure, dor, from Old English duru door & dor gate; akin to Old High German turi door, Latin fores, Greek thyra
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
DOOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of door for English Language Learners
: 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
DOOR Defined for Kids
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