Definition of Entrance

1. Noun. Something that provides access (to get in or get out). "Beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"




2. Verb. Attract; cause to be enamored. "The performance is likely to entrance Sue"; "She captured all the men's hearts"

3. Noun. A movement into or inward.
Exact synonyms: Entering
Generic synonyms: Change Of Location, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Encroachment, Intrusion, Invasion
Derivative terms: Enter, Enter

4. Verb. Put into a trance. "The performance is likely to entrance Sue"
Exact synonyms: Spellbind
Generic synonyms: Hypnotise, Hypnotize, Mesmerise, Mesmerize
Derivative terms: Entrancement, Spellbinder

5. Noun. The act of entering. ; "She made a grand entrance"
Exact synonyms: Entering, Entry, Incoming, Ingress
Generic synonyms: Arrival
Specialized synonyms: Incursion, Intrusion, Irruption, Entree, Enrollment, Enrolment, Registration, Penetration, Admission, Admittance
Derivative terms: Enter, Enter, Enter, Enter

Definition of Entrance

1. n. The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence, the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office.

2. v. t. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.

Definition of Entrance

1. Noun. The action of entering, or going in. ¹

2. Noun. The place of entering, as a gate or doorway. ¹

3. Noun. The right to go in. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To delight and fill with wonder. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To put into a trance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entrance

1. to fill with delight or wonder [v -TRANCED, -TRANCING, -TRANCES]

Medical Definition of Entrance

1. 1. The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence, the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office. 2. Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends. 3. The passage, door, or gate, for entering. "Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city." (Judg. I. 24) 4. The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business. "Beware of entrance to a quarrel." "St. Augustine, in the entrance of one of his discourses, makes a kind of apology." (Hakewill) 5. The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his entrance of the arrival was made the same day. 6. The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line. The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line. Origin: OF. Entrance, fr. OF. & F. Entrant, p. Pr. Of entrer to enter. See Enter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entrance

entrained thinking
entrainer
entrainers
entraining
entrainment
entrainments
entrains
entrall
entralles
entrammel
entrammeled
entrammeling
entrammelled
entrammelling
entrammels
entrance (current term)
entrance block
entrance exam
entrance examination
entrance examinations
entrance fee
entrance hall
entrance money
entrance pupil
entranced
entranceless
entrancement
entrancements
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entranceway

Literary usage of Entrance

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1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1908)
"Tendencies in the entrance Requirements of State Normal Schools PROFESSOR ... HIS information on entrance requirements was obtained from fifty pairs of ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Relig Educ 13:281-6 Ag '18 Examinations in Latin of the College entrance College biblical ... Class J 11:466-81 My 46 New entrance requirements in Iowa. ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"School and Soc 2:29-36 Jl 3 '15 entrance examinations In Latin. ... School and Soc 1:505-10 Ap 10 '15 See also College entrance examination board Finance ..."

4. Organizations by James G. March, Herbert Alexander Simon (1878)
"entrance of Air into Veins — The most frightful dnd fatal consequence of venous wounds, though fortunately one which is rare, is the entrance of atmospheric ..."

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