HyperDic: entrance

English > 5 senses of the word entrance:
NOUNartifactentrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entreesomething that provides access (to get in or get out)
evententrance, enteringa movement into or inward
actentrance, entering, entry, ingress, incomingthe act of entering
VERBemotionentrance, capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, enchantattract
bodyentrance, spellbindput into a trance
entrance > pronunciation
Soundseh'ntrahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > entrance: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething that provides access (to get in or get out).
Example"they waited at the entrance to the garden"
Synonymsentranceway, entryway, entry, entree
Narrowerarch, archwayA passageway under a curved masonry construction
doorway, door, room access, thresholdThe entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building
gatewayAn entrance that can be closed by a gate
hatchway, opening, scuttleAn entrance equipped with a hatch
pitheadThe entrance to a coal mine
portalA grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
porte-cochereA carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
service door, service entrance, servant's entranceAn entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
stage doorAn entrance to the backstage area of theater
vomitoryAn entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
Broaderaccess, approachA way of entering or leaving
Spanishacceso, boca, entrada, ingreso, vía de acceso
Catalanboca, entrada
English > entrance: 5 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA movement into or inward.
Synonymentering
Narrowerinvasion, encroachment, intrusionAny entry into an area not previously occupied
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
Spanishentrada
Catalanentrada
Verbsenterto come or go into
English > entrance: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of entering.
Example"she made a grand entrance"
Synonymsentering, entry, ingress, incoming
Narroweradmission, admittanceThe act of admitting someone to enter
entreeThe act of entering
incursionThe act of entering some territory / territory or domain (often in large numbers)
intrusionentrance by force or without permission or welcome
irruptionA sudden violent entrance
penetrationThe act of entering into or through something
registration, enrollment, enrolmentThe act of enrolling / enrolling
BroaderarrivalThe act of arriving at a certain place
Spanishentrada
Catalanentrada
Verbsentercome on stage
enterto come or go into
English > entrance: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningattract; cause to be enamored.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscapture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, enchant
Narrowerholdhold the attention of
workgratify and charm, usually in order to influence
Broaderattract, appealBe attractive to
Spanishcaptar, capturar, cautivar, conquistar, deleitar, enamorar, encantar, fascinar
Catalancaptar, captivar, capturar, delectar, embruixar, enamorar, encantar, encisar, extasiar, fascinar, fetillar, seduir
Nounsentrancementa feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
English > entrance: 5 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningput into a trance.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to entrance Sue
Synonymspellbind
Broaderhypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmeriseinduce hypnosis in
Nounsentrancementa feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment

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