Definitions of door

  1. anything providing a means of access ( or escape); " we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; " education is the door to success"
  2. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building; " he knocked on the door"; " he slammed the door as he left"
  3. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close off access into a car; " she forgot to lock the doors of her car"
  4. a room that is entered via a door; " his office is the third door down the hall on the left"
  5. a structure where people live or work ( usually ordered along a street or road); " the office next door"; " they live two doors up the street from us"
  6. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; " he knocked on the door"; " he slammed the door as he left"
  7. An opening in the wall of a house or of an apartment, by which to go in and out; an entrance way.
  8. The frame or barrier of boards, or other material, usually turning on hinges, by which an entrance way into a house or apartment is closed and opened.
  9. Passage; means of approach or access.
  10. An entrance way, but taken in the sense of the house or apartment to which it leads.
  11. A gate or entrance; a movable barrier, sliding or swinging on hinges, which opens and closes to allow or prevent entrance to a house, room, etc.
  12. The usual entrance into a house or into a room: the wooden frame on hinges closing up the entrance: a means of approach or access.
  13. Entrance into a house or room; hinged frame that closes it.
  14. An opening into a house or a room by which persons enter; the frame of boards that shuts the opening of a house or closes the entrance into an apartment, and usually turning on hinges; a house- entrance; avenue, or means of approach. To lie at the door, to be chargeable to one. Next door to, near to; bordering on. Indoors, within the house; at home.
  15. An opening into a house or other building, or into a room or closet of a house; the movable frame of wood which closes an entrance; within doors, in the house; without doors, out of the house; to lie at the door, to be imputable or chargeable to one; next door to, bordering on; near to.

Usage examples for door

  1. I looked in at the door. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. Solomin opened the door. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  3. There at the door was Derek. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  4. Bob got as far as the door. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. " Some one has come in, for that was the door," she said. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  6. I'll stay here at the door while you go. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  7. Lord Southminster got up suddenly and went to the lobby- door. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  8. If I were you I would just go and listen at her door in about an hour's time, and if she has not gone to bed I would go in and stay with her until she has. – The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy
  9. Why was I not let in by the door? – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  10. How could anybody get in here with the door locked? – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  11. He was going to the door, and she went with him quickly. – Washington Square by Henry James
  12. Isabelle waited for him at the door. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  13. Again from a side door. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  14. I wish you had not come to the door." – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  15. She left the door open, and the man came in. – A Little Wizard by Stanley J. Weyman
  16. He came to the door. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  17. I turned to the back door, but she was not there. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  18. No; there is only the one door. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  19. Better men will be at your door presently to put the same question, for they will do nothing without the Macruadh. – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  20. His mother met him at the door. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery