Definition of "door" []

  • A movable structure used to close off an entrance, typically consisting of a panel that swings on hinges or that slides or rotates. (noun)
  • A similar part on a piece of furniture or a vehicle. (noun)
  • A doorway. (noun)
  • The room or building to which a door belongs: They live three doors down the hall. (noun)
  • A means of approach or access: looking for the door to success. (noun)
  • A hinged or sliding panel for closing the entrance to a room, cupboard, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (in combination) (noun)
  • A doorway or entrance to a room or building (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "door" in a sentence
  • "Looks to me like the door opening leading to the garage should be raised and fitted with an 8′ model door+/- to match the kitchen."
  • "(_He opens the door, starts to go through it, then stops, turns and looks at the Woman, is drawn slowly backward by his gaze and comes in closing the door_) No! WOMAN."
  • "KATHLEEN [_Opening door of kitchen toward the end of FRAU QUIXANO'S speech, but turning back, with her hand visible on the door_]"