What does entrance mean?

Definitions for entrance
ˈɛn trənsen·trance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entree(noun)

    something that provides access (to get in or get out)

    "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"

  2. entrance, entering(noun)

    a movement into or inward

  3. entrance, entering, entry, ingress, incoming(verb)

    the act of entering

    "she made a grand entrance"

  4. capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant(verb)

    attract; cause to be enamored

    "She captured all the men's hearts"

  5. entrance, spellbind(verb)

    put into a trance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entrance(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  2. Entrance(noun)

    liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  3. Entrance(noun)

    the passage, door, or gate, for entering

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  4. Entrance(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  5. Entrance(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  6. Entrance(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  7. Entrance(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  8. Entrance(verb)

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

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

  9. Entrance(verb)

    to put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm

    Etymology: [Pref. en- + trance.]

Freebase

  1. Entrance

    In Eastern Orthodoxy, an entrance is a procession during which the clergy enter into the sanctuary through the Holy Doors. The origin of these entrances goes back to the early church, when the liturgical books and sacred vessels were kept in special storage rooms for safe keeping and the procession was necessary to bring these objects into the church when needed. Over the centuries, these processions have grown more elaborate, and nowadays are accompanied by incense, candles and liturgical fans. In the liturgical theology of the Orthodox Church, the angels are believed to enter with the clergy into the sanctuary, as evidenced by the prayers which accompany the various entrances The bishop has the right to enter and leave the altar through the Holy Doors at any time, and is not restricted to the liturgical entrances, as the priest and deacon are.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Entrance

    en′trans, n. act of entering: power or right to enter: the place for entering, the door: the beginning.—n. En′trant, one who, or that which, enters. [Fr. entrer—L. intrāre, to enter.]

  2. Entrance

    en-trans′, v.t. to put into a trance: to fill with rapturous delight.—n. Entrance′ment, state of trance or of excessive joy.—p.adj. Entranc′ing, charming, transporting.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. entrance

    A term for the bow of a vessel, or form of the fore-body under the load water-line; it expresses the figure of that which encounters the sea, and is the opposite of run. Also, the first appearance of a person on board after entry on the ship's books. Also, the fore-foot of a ship. Also, the mouth of a harbour.

Editors Contribution

  1. entrance

    A space for entry.

    The entrance to the building is spacious, airy and light.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  
  2. entrance

    A way for entry.

    The entrance policy is easy and simple to understand.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entrance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3190

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entrance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3810

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entrance' in Nouns Frequency: #1268

How to pronounce entrance?

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How to say entrance in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of entrance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of entrance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of entrance in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Schneider:

    Greetings on this most exceedingly beautiful spring morning. A morning swollen with new life, a morning on which, if I had the voice, I would let loose with song. It's hard to believe just a few short weeks ago we were eating our cornflakes in the wintery dark. Now, well it's still kind of dim out there, but I can see the golden glow of Apollo's chariot waiting in the wings, about to make its entrance. Winter's on the lam, no doubt.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    We have to end the flood of secret, unaccountable money that is distorting our elections, corrupting our political system, and drowning out the voices of too many everyday Americans, our democracy should be about expanding the franchise, not charging an entrance fee.

  3. Kolbrn Reykfjr Gylfadttir:

    TEXAS GRANDMOTHER RESCUED AFTER POSING ON ICEBERG THRONE THAT DRIFTED OUT TO SEA DURING ICELAND VACATION In Iceland, the iconic Reynisfjara Beach has been the site where several tourists have died over the past decade due to the waves, with many close calls also being reported. Around the same time of the incident caught on video, another tourist was injured when he was also knocked over by a wave and nearly dragged out to sea, Icelandic news site Visir reported. A warning sign at Reynisfjara Beach in Iceland as seen in October 2018. ( Travis Fedschun/Fox News) The entrance to the beach area does feature warning signs that highlight the risk, but officials said the two incidents have prompted a safety review of the tourist site. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP At a meeting on Friday, government officials introduced measures to improve safety at the beach that could allow police to close the site for five to seven days from November till March every year due to weather conditions, Icelandic news outlet Morgunblai reported. A group of tourists in Iceland were left scampering to safety when a large chunk of a nearby glacier suddenly collapsed into the sea, producing a gigantic wave that caught the adventurers by surprise. Another project in the works is a wave forecast system for the beach with a connected warning system to inform tourists who plan on traveling to the site. The project would also include a mast on the beach with a light that would flash a warning at times of danger, according to the Iceland Review. Icelandic Minister of Tourism, Industry and Innovation rds Kolbrn Reykfjr Gylfadttir has said the recent incidents prove why a risk evaluation of the area is necessary. Its unacceptable that theres a risk of a massive accident in one of the most popular tourist locations in the country, without the necessary arrangements in place, certain improvements have been made, but the responsibility for the case is complicated as well as the fact that travelers often ignore warnings, putting themselves at great risk.

  4. Ludwig van Beethoven:

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

  5. Aesop:

    Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.

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