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door·way

 (dôr′wā′)
n.
The entranceway to a room, building, or passage.

doorway

(ˈdɔːˌweɪ)
n
1. (Architecture) an opening into a building, room, etc, esp one that has a door
2. a means of access or escape: a doorway to freedom.

door•way

(ˈdɔrˌweɪ, ˈdoʊr-)

n.
1. the entryway providing access to a building, room, etc.; portal.
2. door (def. 4).
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doorway - the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or buildingdoorway - 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"
casing, case - the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
door - 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"
doorcase, doorframe - the frame that supports a door
doorsill, doorstep, threshold - the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
entrance, entranceway, entryway, entree, entry - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
exterior door, outside door - a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
Translations
مَدْخَل رَئيسي
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døråbning
ovensuuoviaukko
kapualj
dyr, dyragætt
veža
antregirişkapı aralığı

doorway

[ˈdɔːweɪ] N [of house] → entrada f, puerta f; [of block of flats, building] → portal m (fig) → puertas fpl, sendero m

doorway

[ˈdɔːrweɪ] nembrasure f de porte, porte f
in the doorway → dans l'embrasure de la porte

doorway

[ˈdɔːˌweɪ] nporta
in the doorway → nel vano della porta

door

(doː) noun
1. the usually hinged barrier, usually of wood, which closes the entrance of a room, house etc. He knocked loudly on the door.
2. a means of achieving something. the door to success.
ˈdoorknob noun
a knob-shaped handle for opening and closing a door.
ˈdoorman noun
a man on duty at the door of a hotel, store etc.
ˈdoormat noun
a mat kept in front of the door for people to wipe their feet on.
ˈdoorstep noun
a raised step just outside the door of a house.
ˈdoorway noun
the space usually filled by a door. He was standing in the doorway.
on one's doorstep
very close to where one lives. The Welsh mountains are on our doorstep.
References in classic literature ?
The cudgel was swinging in the arc which ended upon my upturned face when a bolt of myriad-legged horror hurled itself through the doorway full upon the breast of my executioner.
A broad shaft of morning light poured through the open doorway in the ceiling of the room which was about thirty feet square, or roughly square, being irregular in shape, one side curving outward, another being indented by what might have been the corner of another building jutting into it, another alcoved by three sides of an octagon, while the fourth was serpentine in contour.
He came presently to a small gate beside which was a low building and before the doorway of the building a warrior standing guard.
On the far side was a heavily curtained doorway beyond which I heard the hum of voices.
Over each doorway was carved a head representing the fox who lived in that house, this effect being quite pretty and unusual.
With the firm authority that sat so well upon him in whose veins flowed the blood of John Carter of Virginia and Dejah Thoris of Helium, he grasped her hand and, turning back across the hall, strode toward the great doorway through which Jav had brought them into the presence of the jeddak earlier in the day.
But, after I had followed them from the throne room, through several other apartments, and down a long corridor, I found my further progress barred by a soldier who stood guard before a doorway through which the officer conducted Victory.
In that case," she said, seating herself in a doorway and unlocking her satchel, "I shall have to put on my rubber boots.
as I came in, and my Ape-man stood in the dim light of the doorway and held out a split cocoa-nut to me as I crawled into the other corner and squatted down.
As Tarzan was dickering at Bouira for a mount he caught a brief glimpse of a man in European clothes eying him from the doorway of a native coffeehouse, but as Tarzan looked the man turned and entered the little, low-ceilinged mud hut, and but for a haunting impression that there had been something familiar about the face or figure of the fellow, Tarzan gave the matter no further thought.
You will need this," he said, and then from each doorway a horde of the monstrous, little men of Opar streamed into the temple.
She is the port pilot's wife and I am lying in her doorway.