Definition of Entry

1. Noun. An item inserted in a written record.

Specialized synonyms: Dictionary Entry, Lexical Entry, Nol Pros, Nolle Prosequi, Notebook Entry
Generic synonyms: Written Account, Written Record
Derivative terms: Enter

2. Noun. The act of beginning something new. "They looked forward to the debut of their new product line"

3. Noun. A written record of a commercial transaction.

4. Noun. Something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition). "What was the date of submission of your proposal?"
Exact synonyms: Submission
Generic synonyms: Content, Message, Subject Matter, Substance
Specialized synonyms: Filing
Derivative terms: Submit

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

6. Noun. The act of entering. "She made a grand entrance"
Exact synonyms: Entering, Entrance, 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 Entry

1. n. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an entry upon an undertaking.

Definition of Entry

1. Noun. The act of entering. ¹

2. Noun. Permission to enter. ¹

3. Noun. A doorway that provides a means of entering a building. ¹

4. Noun. A small room immediately inside the front door of a house or other building, often having an access to a stairway and leading on to other rooms ¹

5. Noun. A small group formed within a church, especially Episcopal, for simple dinner and fellowship, and to help facilitate new friendships ¹

6. Noun. An item in a list, such as an article in a dictionary or encyclopedia; a record made in a log, diary or anything similarly organized; (computing) a datum in a database. ¹

7. Noun. (linear algebra) A term at any position in a matrix. ¹

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Definition of Entry

1. a place of entrance [n -TRIES]

Medical Definition of Entry

1. Origin: OE. Entree, entre, F. Entree, fr. Entrer to enter. See Enter, and cf. Entree. 1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an entry upon an undertaking. 2. The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as, an entry of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item. "A notary made an entry of this act." (Bacon) 3. That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a house or other building, or to a room; a vestibule; an adit, as of a mine. "A straight, long entry to the temple led." (Dryden) 4. The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure license to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods. See Enter, 8, and Entrance. 5. 5. The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by entering or setting foot on them. A putting upon record in proper form and order. The act in addition to breaking essential to constitute the offense or burglary. Bill of entry. See Bill. Double entry, Single entry. See Bookkeeping. Entry clerk, a writ issued for the purpose of obtaining possession of land from one who has unlawfully entered and continues in possession. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entry

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Literary usage of Entry

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1. The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Alfred Edersheim (1883)
"AT length the time of the end had come. Jesus was about to make CHAP. entry into Jerusalem as King: King of the Jews, as Heir of David's I royal line, ..."

2. Catalog Rules: Author and Title Entries by James Christian Meinich Hanson, American Library Association, Library Association (1908)
"2 Joint author entry. Enter a work written jointly by two authors (including ... Make an added entry under the respondent when he is known to be the author. ..."

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