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Definition of Entrance

Entrance

  1. The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence, the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office.
  2. Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.
  3. The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
  4. The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.
  5. The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his entrance of the arrival was made the same day.
  6. The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.
  7. The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.
  8. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
  9. To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.

Entrance Quotations

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'
Max Planck

The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.
John Ciardi

I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it.
Hayden Fry

As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it.
Martin Van Buren
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Entrance Translations

entrance in Afrikaans is toegang
entrance in Danish is indgang
entrance in Dutch is entree, ingang, toegang
entrance in German is Einsprungstelle, Eingang, Eingang, Eintritt
entrance in Italian is entrata, ingresso, entrata
entrance in Latin is ostium, porta, foris
entrance in Norwegian is adgang, inngang
entrance in Portuguese is entrada
entrance in Spanish is entrada, embocadura
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