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en·trée

or en·tree  (ŏn′trā, ŏn-trā′)
n.
1.
a. The main dish of a meal.
b. A dish served in formal dining immediately before the main course or between two principal courses.
2.
a. The act of entering.
b. The power, permission, or liberty to enter; admittance.
3. An opening or introductory movement at the beginning of a dance such as a pas de deux.

[French entrée, from Old French entree; see entry.]

entrée

(ˈɒntreɪ)
n
1. (Cookery) a dish served before a main course
2. (Cookery) chiefly US the main course of a meal
3. the power or right of entry
[C18: from French, from entrer to enter; in cookery, so called because formerly the course was served after an intermediate course called the relevé (remove)]

en•trée

or en•tree

(ˈɑn treɪ)

n.
1. a dish served as the main course of a meal.
2. the privilege of entering; access.
3. a means of obtaining entry.
4. the act of entering; entrance.
[1775–85; < French, n. use of feminine past participle of entrer to enter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entree - the principal dish of a mealentree - the principal dish of a meal  
course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
plate - a main course served on a plate; "a vegetable plate"; "the blue plate special"
2.entree - the right to enterentree - the right to enter      
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
door - anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success"
3.entree - something that provides access (to get in or get out)entree - 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"
access, approach - a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
archway, arch - a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
doorway, room access, door, threshold - 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"
gateway - an entrance that can be closed by a gate
hatchway, scuttle, opening - an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
pithead - the entrance to a coal mine
portal - a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically); "the portals of the cathedral"; "the portals of heaven"; "the portals of success"
porte-cochere - a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
servant's entrance, service door, service entrance - an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
stage door - an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel
vomitory - an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
4.entree - the act of entering; "she made a graceful entree into the ballroom"
incoming, ingress, entering, entrance, entry - the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"

entrée

noun
1. entry, access, way in, introduction, entrance She had gained an entrée into the city's cultivated society.
2. starter, appetizer Dinner features an entrée of chicken, veal or lamb.

entrée

noun
The right to enter or make use of:
Translations
الطَّبَق الأوَّل في الوَجْبَه
forrethovedret
aîalréttur eîa milliréttur
prvý chod
küçük porsiyon yemek

entrée

[ˈɒntreɪ] N
1. (= entrance) → entrada f
2. (Culin) → plato m fuerte or principal

entrée

[ˈɒntreɪ] n (= part of meal) → entrée f

entrée

n
(Brit: = starter) → Vorspeise f; (esp US: = main course) → Hauptgericht nt
(to club etc) → Zutritt m

entrée

[ˈɒntreɪ] n (Culin) → entrée f inv

entrée

(ˈontrei) noun
a dish served at dinner as, or before, the main course.