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Definitions of door

  1. anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close off access into a car; "she forgot to lock the doors of her car" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a room that is entered via a door; "his office is the third door down the hall on the left" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road); "the office next door"; "they live two doors up the street from us" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. An opening in the wall of a house or of an apartment, by which to go in and out; an entrance way. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The frame or barrier of boards, or other material, usually turning on hinges, by which an entrance way into a house or apartment is closed and opened. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Passage; means of approach or access. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. An entrance way, but taken in the sense of the house or apartment to which it leads. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A gate or entrance; a movable barrier, sliding or swinging on hinges, which opens and closes to allow or prevent entrance to a house, room, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. The usual entrance into a house or into a room: the wooden frame on hinges closing up the entrance: a means of approach or access. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Entrance into a house or room; hinged frame that closes it. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. An opening into a house or a room by which persons enter; the frame of boards that shuts the opening of a house or closes the entrance into an apartment, and usually turning on hinges; a house-entrance; avenue, or means of approach. To lie at the door, to be chargeable to one. Next door to, near to; bordering on. Indoors, within the house; at home. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. An opening into a house or other building, or into a room or closet of a house; the movable frame of wood which closes an entrance; within doors, in the house; without doors, out of the house; to lie at the door, to be imputable or chargeable to one; next door to, bordering on; near to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for door

  1. I looked in at the door – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. Solomin opened the door – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
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