Definition of entrance :
1. Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.
2. 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.
3. The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.
4. The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.
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. The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.
7. The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
8. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
9. To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
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arrival (part of speech: noun)
opening (part of speech: noun)
vestibule (part of speech: noun)
entrance (part of speech: noun)
- The next morning came Lampitt, priest of Ulverston, and got my husband in the garden, and spoke much to him there, but my husband had seen so much the night before, that the priest got little entrance upon him.... - "A Book of Quaker Saints", Lucy Violet Hodgkin.
- There were three more dead ones lying inside the entrance to the next big room. - "Legacy", James H Schmitz.
- She swung the suit slowly away from the entrance. - "Legacy", James H Schmitz.