en·​try·​way | \ ˈen-trē-ˌwā How to pronounce entryway (audio) \

Definition of entryway

: a passage for entrance

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Examples of entryway in a Sentence

a small entryway to receive visitors

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On April 8, 2018, deputies responding to a 911 call to an apartment complex at 6440 Tennyson St. found 5-year-old Malachi Perkins unresponsive on the floor at the entryway of an apartment, the news release stated. Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post, "Stepfather sentenced for beating death of 5-year-old stepson in Adams County," 1 July 2019 The last of the projects — a new entryway to the hotel, a conference center, and the addition of 142 hotel rooms — should be open by early 2022. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Hotel Del Coronado reaches first milestone — a new ocean-view restaurant — on its way to $200M transformation," 29 June 2019 Carla would write her plans on a whiteboard hanging in the entryway of their home, and if something changed, Carla would call her mom. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "When a solo traveler went missing in Peru, it changed her family's lives completely," 9 June 2019 West advises positioning mirrors opposite a room’s entryway. Helen Carefoot, Washington Post, "Expert rules and tricks for decorating with mirrors," 20 June 2019 Turnstiles were replaced with electronic gates that widened the entryway for people with disabilities. Tylisa C. Johnson, https://www.inquirer.com, "Report: Patrons give Free Library’s renovated branches high marks," 4 June 2019 Under the legislation, violators have to advertise any state staffing violations on their websites, in their main lobbies, at their registration desks and at every public entryway to the facility. Joe Mahr, chicagotribune.com, "Understaffed nursing homes face hefty fines under newly passed Illinois legislation," 4 June 2019 The entryway made a statement—and delivered a sweeping payoff. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "3 Top Interior Designers Share the Rules They Always Break," 30 May 2019 Maureen will be joined by Drew and Jonathan, and the trio will be responsible for the front of the home, as well as the entryway and living room. Rebekah Lowin, Country Living, "HGTV's 'A Very Brady Renovation' Is Coming So Soon: Here's What to Know," 11 May 2019

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First Known Use of entryway

1746, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entryway was in 1746

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English Language Learners Definition of entryway

: a place for entering something

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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