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A passage or opening by which to enter.
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chiefly US the way into a building
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(ˈɛn triˌweɪ)

a passage affording entrance.
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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
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[ˈɛntriweɪ] n (mainly US) (= entrance) → entrée f, hall m d'entrée
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Snow, ice, sand, and salt tracked in from outside can create hazards in entryways. Businesses should keep these areas clean and dry and use matting to absorb moisture to help mitigate these risks.
Williamsburg focuses on the floor this month, with the debut of a new product category as well as expansion of its outdoor offering through two new licenses: Floor cloths with Spicher and Company and doormats with Entryways.
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The program's first phase centered on the renovation of the property's stone and marble lobby, which now features a new undulating ceiling raised from 15 to 30 feet in height, a state-of-the-art security desk with concierge services, and new building entryways on 34th and 33rd streets.