HyperDic: entree

English > 4 senses of the word entree:
NOUNfoodentree, main coursethe principal dish of a meal
attributeentree, access, accession, admission, admittancethe right to enter
artifactentree, entrance, entranceway, entryway, entrysomething that provides access (to get in or get out)
actentreethe act of entering
entree > pronunciation
Soundsaa'ntrey.
Rhymesashtray ... x-ray / X-ray: 35 rhymes with rey...
English > entree: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningThe principal dish of a meal.
Synonymmain course
NarrowerplateA main course served on a plate
BroadercoursePart of a meal served at one time
Spanishentrante, plato principal, primer plato
Catalanentrant, primer plat
English > entree: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe right to enter.
Synonymsaccess, accession, admission, admittance
NarrowerdoorAnything providing a means of access (or escape)
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
Spanishadmisión, entrada
Catalanadmissió, entrada
English > entree: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningSomething that provides access (to get in or get out).
Synonymsentrance, entranceway, entryway, entry
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
Verbsenterto come or go into
English > entree: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of entering.
Example"she made a graceful entree into the ballroom"
Broaderentrance, entering, entry, ingress, incomingThe act of entering
Spanishacceso, entrada
Catalanaccés, entrada

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