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portal

por·tal

portal

 
 
pronunciation:
por tl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a doorway or entrance, esp. a large and imposing one.
The prince and his retinue came on horseback through the castle's portal.
synonyms:
doorway, entrance, entranceway
similar words:
door, foyer, narthex, porch, portico, threshold, vestibule
definition 2: an entrance or means of entry to a place.
The hero discovers a portal to an enchanted world.
synonyms:
door, doorway, entrance, entranceway, entry, entryway, ingress
similar words:
access, approach, gate, gateway, postern, wicket
definition 3: a website that serves as an entry point to the Web or a segment of the Web by offering a range of resources which may include a search engine, topic directories, discussion forums, email, and other services.