Entrance meaning

ĕn'trəns
The act or point of entering.

To make an entrance.

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A means or point by which to enter.
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A place for entering; door, gate, etc.
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Permission, right, or power to enter; admission.
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To put into a trance.
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To fill with rapture or delight; enchant; charm; enrapture.
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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.

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The immersed part of a ship's hull forward of the middle body.
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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 an instance of entering.
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Permission or power to enter; admission.

Gained entrance to medical school.

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The point, as in a musical score, at which a performer begins.
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The first entry of an actor into a scene.
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To put into a trance.
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To fill with delight, wonder, or enchantment.

A child who was entranced by a fairy tale.

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(countable) The action of entering, or going in.

Her entrance attracted no attention whatsoever.

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The act of taking possession, as of property, or of office.

The entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office.

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(countable) The place of entering, as a gate or doorway.

Place your bag by the entrance so that you can find it easily.

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(uncountable) The right to go in.

You'll need a ticket to gain entrance to the museum.

To give entrance to friends.

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The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation.

A difficult entrance into business.

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The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering.

His entrance of the arrival was made the same day.

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(nautical) The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.

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(nautical) The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.

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To delight and fill with wonder.

The children were immediately entranced by all the balloons.

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To put into a trance.
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Origin of entrance

  • Middle English entraunce right to enter from Old French from entrer to enter enter
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French entrance (“entry”)
    From Wiktionary
  • From en- + trance (“daze”)
    From Wiktionary