entrance

[en┬Ětrance]

As a noun, entrance means an act of entering or something that provides a way to enter something. You can make a grand entrance when you arrive at a party, as long as you can actually find the entrance.

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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.

Noun
the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"

Noun
something that provides access (entry or exit); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"

Noun
a movement into or inward

Verb
put into a trance

Verb
attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men''s hearts"

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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.

n.
Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.

n.
The passage, door, or gate, for entering.

n.
The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.

n.
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.

n.
The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.

n.
The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.

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

v. t.
To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.


Entrance

En"trance , n. [OF. entrance, fr. OF. & F. entrant, p. pr. of entrer to enter. See Enter.] 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. Shak. 3. The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city.
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." Shak.
St. Augustine, in the entrance of one of his discourses, makes a kind of apology.
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. (Naut.) (a) The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line. Ham. Nav. Encyc. (b) The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line. Totten.

Entrance

En*trance" , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entranced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Entrancing .] [Pref. en- + trance.] 1. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
Him, still entranced and in a litter laid, They bore from field and to the bed conveyed.
2. To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
And I so ravished with her heavenly note, I stood entranced, and had no room for thought.

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.

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

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Usage Examples

When museums are built these days, architects, directors, and trustees seem most concerned about social space: places to have parties, eat dinner, wine-and-dine donors. Sure, these are important these days - museums have to bring in money - but they gobble up space and push the art itself far away from the entrance.

To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam.

Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'

I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.

They view massive immigration as a massive infusion of potential voters for the Democratic Party, and therefore will do nothing, absolutely nothing to stop that flow of legal or illegal entrance into the country.

Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance.

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