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  • n  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
  • n  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
  • n  anything providing a means of access (or escape)
    we closed the door to Haitian immigrants
    education is the door to success
  • n  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
  • n  a room that is entered via a door
    his office is the third door down the hall on the left

  • But the two can only fly low over the suburban houses in the neighborhood, and the dokodemo door often takes them to the places they most wish to avoid.
  • The Census has suspended door-to-door interviews in rural Clay County, where the body was found, pending the outcome of the investigation.
  • We all came from houses with doors, doors that were to be closed when there were things going on that we weren't supposed to see, and when our pants were down.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in BusinessWeek
    Our failure to act responsibly at the federal level will only open the door to irresponsibility by others,Obama said at a Rose Garden naturalization ceremony for 24 members of the US military. "That includes, for example, the recent...
  • John McCain in Reuters
    Our leaders are expected to leave partisanship at the door and come to the table to solve our problems. Senator Obama and his allies in Congress infused unnecessary partisanship into the process,McCain said during a campaign stop in Iowa.
  • Jimmy Carter in FOXNews
    ...- Former US President Jimmy Carter said Monday that Hamas - the Islamic militant group known for its suicide bombings and rocket attacks on Israel - is prepared to accept the Jewish state's right to "live as a neighbor next door in peace."

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