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door

door

pronunciation:
dor
phrases:
out of doors
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an opening through which one enters or leaves a room or building.
He appeared at my door and said hello.
synonyms:
doorway, entrance, entry
similar words:
access, gateway, hatch, threshold
definition 2: the movable object that covers an entrance to a room or building.
A wreath hangs on his front door during the holidays.
 
synonyms:
hatch
similar words:
gate, panel, trapdoor
definition 3: a way of reaching the inside of a vehicle or other closed object.
Did you close the refrigerator door?
synonyms:
hatch
similar words:
access, entrance, entry
phrase: out of doors
Word Builder: door +
  • doorbell:
    a bell near the front door of a house. You ring it if you want to enter.
  • doorknob:
    a round part on a door. You hold and turn the doorknob to open the door.
  • doorman:
    a person whose job is to greet and open the door for people at an apartment house or hotel.
  • doorway:
    the part of a building that contains the door. You enter through the doorway.
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