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Princeton's WordNet

  1. door-to-dooradjective

    (of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination

    "the limousine offers door-to-door service"

  2. door-to-door, house-to-houseadjective

    omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next

    "a door-to-door campaign"; "house-to-house coverage"


  1. door-to-dooradjective

    Going from house to house, when selling, delivering or asking for something.

  2. door-to-dooradjective

    Sent or delivered from a store or factory directly to a house.


  1. Door-to-door

    Door-to-door is a sales technique in which a salesperson walks from the door of one house to the door of another trying to sell a product or service to the general public. A variant of this involves cold calling first, when another sales representative attempts to gain agreement that a salesperson should visit. Door-to-door selling is usually conducted in the mid afternoon, when the majority of people are at home.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of door-to-door in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of door-to-door in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of door-to-door in a Sentence

  1. Republican Presidential candidate John Kasich:

    We just got an army of people who, and many women, who left their kitchens to go out and go door-to-door and to put yard signs up.

  2. Oxitec CEO Frandsen:

    We have gone above and beyond as it relates to public engagement, can you imagine any other large multinational chemical company doing 14 public webinars, being at farmer's markets or going door to door to talk about the technology ? Never happens.

  3. Mark Sargent:

    Everybody here, they've got their top 20 conspiracies -- and you could walk around door to door and those top 20 would differ from person to person. But everybody's number one is always flat earth.

  4. Carl Metzgar:

    Your efforts at the fundraisers, those four fundraisers we had together were more than enough, you've helped me so much, without you, we wouldn't have enough money for direct mailers. We would have had enough money to have palm cards to hand out when we went door to door. I mean, you were a huge part of this election.

  5. Matt DiBenedetto:

    I wanted it to bad, im sad. Congrats to Denny, raced hard and Ive been a fan of his since I was Matt DiBenedetto. To be racing door-to-door with him at Bristol in front of a great group of fans Im trying not to get emotional but its been a tough week and I just want to stick around and want to keep doing this for a long time to come. I am not done yet. Something is going to happen.

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  • podomní prodejCzech
  • Tür-zu-Tür, Tür zu TürGerman
  • πόρτα-πόρταGreek
  • puerta a puertaSpanish
  • kotiinkuljetettu, ovelta ovelleFinnish
  • porte-à-porteFrench
  • दरवाजे से दरवाजे तकHindi
  • porta a portaItalian
  • сквозной, подомовой, поквартирныйRussian
  • கதவை க்கு கதவைTamil

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. extroversive
    • C. ultimo
    • D. omnifarious

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