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
At the Freer and Sackler Galleries—as in most museums—the work of caring for, restoring and repairing fine art objects occurs behind closed doors.
Specifically, this bad piece of legislation would open the door for those suffering from this common ailment to receive inadequate diagnosis or treatment, leading to further health complications.
Look for systems that can control interior and exterior lights, heating and air conditioning, such as the Nest smart thermostats, and home security systems with items such as video doorbells and smart door locks.
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At the group home on Friday, a wood-frame house painted light blue and set back from a fenced-in yard, a man answering the door declined to be interviewed.
The front door of a house in the 1500 block of Bayview Drive that was secured when the caller had left, was open Tuesday.
Moots struck the door so hard the glass cracked, KCCI reported.
Moishe House South Palm Beach opened its doors with a barbecue on April 24.
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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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