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English noun: entrance

1. entrance (artifact) something that provides access (to get in or get out)


SamplesThey waited at the entrance to the garden.
Beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral.


Synonymsentranceway, entree, entry, entryway


Broader (hypernym)access, approach


Narrower (hyponym)arch, archway, door, doorway, gateway, hatchway, opening, pithead, portal, porte-cochere, room access, scuttle, servant's entrance, service door, service entrance, stage door, threshold, vomitory

2. entrance (event) a movement into or inward


Synonymsentering


Broader (hypernym)change of location, travel


Narrower (hyponym)encroachment, intrusion, invasion

3. entrance (act) the act of entering


SamplesShe made a grand entrance.


Synonymsentering, entry, incoming, ingress


Broader (hypernym)arrival


Narrower (hyponym)admission, admittance, enrollment, enrolment, entree, incursion, intrusion, irruption, penetration, registration


English verb: entrance

1. entrance (emotion) attract; cause to be enamored


SamplesShe captured all the men's hearts.


Synonymsbecharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, catch, charm, enamor, enamour, enchant, fascinate, trance


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)appeal, attract


Narrower (hyponym)hold, work

2. entrance (body) put into a trance


ExamplesThe performance is likely to entrance Sue


Synonymsspellbind


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise, mesmerize









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