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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 principal doorways appeared to be in the roofs, and it was through one of these that Bradley was inducted into the dark interior of a low-ceiled room.
Somewhere there would be a public fountain where he could obtain water, and the chance of food lay in the strings of dried vegetables and meat which hung before the doorways of nearly every Barsoomian home of the poorer classes that he had ever seen.
The wall behind the dais was pierced by two small doorways, hidden by heavy hangings.
Still howling, disdaining doorways, with blood-shot eyes and wildly waving muscular arms, Victor burst upon us through the fragile walls.
Shiv, who poured the harvest and made the winds to blow, Sitting at the doorways of a day of long ago, Gave to each his portion, food and toil and fate, From the King upon the guddee to the Beggar at the gate.
Watch the wall at your end of the chamber, Tars Tarkas," I cautioned, "it is through secret doorways in the wall that the brutes are loosed upon us.
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.
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.
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.