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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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Quotes of door

  1. Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. – John Barrymore
  2. Why is it that men who can go through severe accidents, air raids, and any other major crisis always seems to think that they are at death's door when they have a simple head cold? – Shirley Booth
  3. Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door – Indra Devi
  4. The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once. – Andrew Jackson
  5. I suppose if I wanted to be the girl next door I could have been. I think America is confused by someone who appears to be sexual and spiritual at the same time. – Sally Kirkland
  6. My studio is designed for atmosphere. I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great, huge glass door that views my backyard. – Geddy Lee
  7. I learned a long time ago from David Mamet to wipe your feet at the door get it out on stage and then go about your life. – Patti LuPone
  8. I'm really proud of the writing on Door to Door and I think that's the Emmy that meant the most- the writing. – William H. Macy
  9. Let everyone leave all the guns- British guns and Irish guns- outside the door – Martin McGuinness
  10. I was never the girl next door – Bettie Page
  11. They were taking pictures and everything. When we got down off the plane, the minute Elvis made his appearance at the door of the plane, the screaming got even worse. – Minnie Pearl
  12. President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and their team have failed the American people, and that is why their majority will soon be out the door – Mitt Romney
  13. It doesn't matter how successful you are in this business, it's tough to get through the next door – Kevin Sorbo
  14. The studio rented a house for my wife in Los Angeles under a phony name to keep reporters away. Whenever I wanted to visit her and my children, I would have to sneak in the back door after dark. – Max von Sydow
  15. I read The Bell Jar, and then I read her memoir and her diaries, and a third book, an outside opinion. Just the way she made the pillows so neat on the oven door It just seems to be the opposite of, if you're going to take your life, in a horrible rage it happens. – Paul Westerberg

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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