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
About 15 minutes later, Dina Markham returned to the home and discovered the front door was locked, the reports show.
Tickets are $20 online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jammin-with-save-the-dunes-tickets-30968847657 and at Shoreline Brewery, or $25 at the door.
Deputies arrived to find the residence with the door opened and No one responded when the deputies announced themselves.
The Beijing store quietly shut its doors last year.
Check the door edges for a sticker, either from the company or the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.
The wall colors were on file at the paint store next door.
Oklahoma opened the door to shorter weeks in 2009 with a bill meant to help school districts cope with snow-day closures.
Joining a club like Events & Adventures can relieve the pressure and open the door to new connections.
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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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