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Entrance meaning

entrance - 11 dictionary results

  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. 2. Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.
  3. 3. The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
  4. 4. The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.
  5. 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. 6. The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.
  7. 7. The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.
  8. 8. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
  9. 9. To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
  10. 10. Act of entering; place for entering.
  11. 11. To put into a trance; fill with rapture.

entrance - examples of usage

  1. " It must be nearly dinner- time," exclaimed Landis, as the carriage turned in at the entrance to the campus.
  2. Right in front of the entrance stood the big fellow who had caught my arm; and as I came toward him I saw that he had me marked. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  3. At last I started towards the entrance of the theatre. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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