(noun, verb)


1. 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

Similar word(s): entranceway, entree, entry, entryway

Definition categories: man–made, access, approach

2. a movement into or inward

Similar word(s): entering

Definition categories: event, travel

3. the act of entering

- she made a grand entrance

Similar word(s): entering, entry, incoming, ingress

Definition categories: act, arrival

Sentences with entrance as a noun:

- Her entrance attracted no attention whatsoever.

- the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office

- Place your bag by the entrance so that you can find it easily.

- You'll need a ticket to gain entrance to the museum.

- to give entrance to friends

- a difficult entrance into business

- His entrance of the arrival was made the same day.


1. attract; cause to be enamored

Similar word(s): becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, catch, charm, enamor, enamour, enchant, fascinate, trance

Definition categories: emotion, appeal, attract

2. put into a trance

Similar word(s): spellbind

Definition categories: body, hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise, mesmerize

Sentences with entrance as a verb:

- The children were immediately entranced by all the balloons.