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Definition of Threshold

Threshold

  1. The plank, stone, or piece of timber, which lies under a door, especially of a dwelling house, church, temple, or the like; the doorsill; hence, entrance; gate; door.
  2. Fig.: The place or point of entering or beginning, entrance; outset; as, the threshold of life.
More "Threshold" Quotations

Threshold Translations

threshold in Dutch is drempel, dorpel
threshold in Finnish is kynnys
threshold in French is seuil, bille
threshold in German is Schwelle
threshold in Italian is soglia
threshold in Latin is limen limina
threshold in Portuguese is ponto inicial
threshold in Spanish is emparrillado