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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. the entrance ( the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; " he stuck his head in the doorway"
  7. 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"
  8. An opening in the wall of a house or of an apartment, by which to go in and out; an entrance way.
  9. 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.
  10. Passage; means of approach or access.
  11. An entrance way, but taken in the sense of the house or apartment to which it leads.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Entrance into a house or room; hinged frame that closes it.
  15. An entrance, as to a house, or the hinged or sliding cover that closes it; passageway; access.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
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Usage examples for door

  1. 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
  2. I turned to the back door, but she was not there. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Lord Southminster got up suddenly and went to the lobby- door. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. How could anybody get in here with the door locked? – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  5. I wish you had not come to the door." – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  6. Again from a side door. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  7. Isabelle waited for him at the door. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  8. He came to the door. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  9. Solomin opened the door. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  10. There at the door was Derek. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  11. I'll stay here at the door while you go. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  12. 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
  13. His mother met him at the door. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. I looked in at the door. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. Bob got as far as the door. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. He was going to the door, and she went with him quickly. – Washington Square by Henry James
  17. She left the door open, and the man came in. – A Little Wizard by Stanley J. Weyman
  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. " Some one has come in, for that was the door," she said. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
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