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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)

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.

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_]"