entrance entrance  /ˈɛn trəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that provides access (to get in or get out)
  2. (n) a movement into or inward
  3. (n) the act of entering
  4. (v) attract; cause to be enamored
  5. (v) put into a trance

Usage(s):

  1. In West Deptford, it's easy to miss the entrance to the Walmart which is buried in the back of a parking lot while driving along a main thoroughfare.
  2. A new entrance at the back of the hotel will also be used to scan employees, vendors and suppliers coming inside.
  3. Please proceed to the front entrance of the School to access this area.

News

  1. Worcester City Hall garage entrance closed

    WORCESTER - The Front Street entrance to the underground City Hall parking garage will be closed for construction from June 29 to July 5.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Buffalo zoo entrance added to historic register

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - African-American leaders in Buffalo are celebrating the addition of the Buffalo Zoo entrance court to the National Register of Historic Places.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  3. Military Entrance Processing Command chief removed from duty

    The chief of U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command at Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Ill., was abruptly relieved of command this week.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Air Force Times

Quotes

  1. "The charge against them is illegal entrance into Iranian waters," Mottaki said. "In terms of legal issues, it's under investigation."
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Manouchehr Mottaki Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "But if I look at what (security) we had - which all of us complained about - it could not have stopped what took place. They didn't come through that entrance," Tata said, referring to the entrance that had a metal detector.
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Ratan Tata Source: Calcutta Telegraph

  3. Benitez added: "I think the entrance of Aguero gave more depth to their play and we defended worse, and they also took advantage of the favourable wind in order to play long passes against us."
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: ITV.com

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