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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


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


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

Broader (hypernym)hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise, mesmerize

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