- The definition of an entrance is where you go in someplace, such as a door, or coming into someplace in a memorable way, or an actor coming on stage.
- The front door to your home is an example of an entrance.
- When you sweep into a room and all eyes turn to look at you, this is an example of a situation where you have made an entrance.
- When an actor comes onto the stage, this is an example of his entrance.
- To entrance is defined as to cast a spell on someone or to fill someone with wonder.
When you capture someone's attention and fill him with wonder, this is an example of a time when you entrance him.
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- the act or point of entering: to make an entrance
- a place for entering; door, gate, etc.
- permission, right, or power to enter; admission
Origin: Middle English entraunce ; from Old French entrant, present participle of entrer: see enter
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- The act or an instance of entering.
- A means or point by which to enter.
- Permission or power to enter; admission: gained entrance to medical school.
- The point, as in a musical score, at which a performer begins.
- The first entry of an actor into a scene.
- Nautical The immersed part of a ship's hull forward of the middle body.
Origin: Middle English entraunce, right to enter, from Old French, from entrer, to enter; see enter.
transitive verb en·tranced, en·tranc·ing, en·tranc·es
- To put into a trance.
- To fill with delight, wonder, or enchantment: a child who was entranced by a fairy tale. See Synonyms at charm, enrapture.
- en·tranceˈment noun
- en·trancˈing·ly adverb