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A passage or opening by which to enter.


chiefly US the way into a building


(ˈɛn triˌweɪ)

a passage affording entrance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entryway - something that provides access (to get in or get out)entryway - 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


[ˈɛntriweɪ] n (mainly US) (= entrance) → entrée f, hall m d'entrée
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