door

  • 1 door — W1S1 [do: US do:r] n [: Old English; Origin: duru door and dor gate ] 1.) the large flat piece of wood, glass etc that you open and close when you go into or out of a building, room, vehicle etc, or when you open a cupboard →↑gate open/close/shut …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 door — [ dɔr ] noun count *** 1. ) a large flat object you open when you want to enter or leave a building, room, or vehicle: a little house with a red door The door creaked slowly open. There was a draft coming from under the door. open/close/shut the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 Door — Door, n. [OE. dore, dure, AS. duru; akin to OS. dura, dor, D. deur, OHG. turi, door, tor gate, G. th[ u]r, thor, Icel. dyrr, Dan. d[ o]r, Sw. d[ o]rr, Goth. daur, Lith. durys, Russ. dvere, Olr. dorus, L. fores, Gr. ?; cf. Skr. dur, dv[=a]ra.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 door — door, gate, portal, postern, doorway, gateway are comparable chiefly as meaning an entrance to a place. Door applies chiefly to the movable and usually swinging barrier which is set in the opening which serves as an entrance to a building or to a …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 door — door; door·brand; door·less; door·man; door·stead; door·ward; in·door; maz·door; out·door; tan·door; door·wards; ten·door; …

    English syllables

  • 6 door — [dôr] n. [ME dure, dor < OE duru fem. (orig., pair of doors), dor neut., akin to Ger tür, door, tor, gate < IE base * dhwer , *dhwor , door > L fores (pl. of foris), two leaved door, Gr thyra, door (in pl., double door)] 1. a movable… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 door — M.E. merger of O.E. dor (neut.; pl. doru) large door, gate, and O.E. duru (fem., pl. dura) door, gate, wicket, both from P.Gmc. *dur (Cf. O.S. duru, O.N. dyrr, Dan. dèr, O.Fris. dure, O.H.G. turi, Ger. Tür), from PIE …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Door — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anton Door (1833–1919), Wiener Konzertpianist Daisy Door (* 1943; eigentlich Evelyn van Ophuisen), deutsche Schlagersängerin Door bezeichnet weiterhin: Door County, einen County im US Bundesstaat Wisconsin …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 door — ► NOUN 1) a movable barrier at the entrance to a building, room, or vehicle, or in the framework of a cupboard. 2) the distance from one building in a row to another: he lived two doors away. ● lay at someone s door Cf. ↑lay at someone s door ●… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Door — (spr. Dohr), Grafschaft im Staate Wisconsin von Nordamerika, 19 QM., eine Halbinsel zwischen dem Michigan See u. der Green Bai bildend; erst 1850 von der Grafschaft Brown getrennt; Hauptort: Gibraltar …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Door — Door, Anton, Pianist, geb. 20. Juni 1833 in Wien, Schüler von Czerny und S. Sechter, konzertierte bereits 1850 erfolgreich in Baden Baden und Wiesbaden, dann mit Ludwig Straus in Italien, bereiste 1856–57 Skandinavien und wurde in Stockholm zum… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 door — index entrance, outlet, portal, threshold (entrance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 Door —   [dt. »Tür«], Schnittstelle in einer Mailbox, über die ein Benutzer bestimmte externe Programme aufrufen und damit online arbeiten kann …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 door — [n] entrance to room, building aperture, egress, entry, entryway, exit, gate, gateway, hatch, hatchway, ingress, opening, portal, postern, slammer; concept 440 …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 Door — For other uses, see Door (disambiguation). A door is a movable structure used to open and close off an entrance, typically consisting of a panel that swings on hinges or that slides or rotates inside of a space. When open, they admit ventilation… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 door — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ open ▪ closed, shut ▪ locked, unlocked ▪ half open ▪ The door was half ope …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 door — [[t]dɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦ doors 1) N COUNT A door is a piece of wood, glass, or metal, which is moved to open and close the entrance to a building, room, cupboard, or vehicle. I was knocking at the front door there was no answer... The policeman opened… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 door — noun (C) 1 the large flat object that you open and close at the entrance to a building, room, vehicle etc: open/close/shut/slam the door: Could you open the door for me? | Close the door behind you. | knock on/at the door: Knock on the door and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 door */*/*/ — UK [dɔː(r)] / US [dɔr] noun [countable] Word forms door : singular door plural doors 1) a) a large flat object that you open when you want to enter or leave a building, room, or vehicle a little cottage with a red door The door creaked slowly… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 door — doorless, adj. /dawr, dohr/, n. 1. a movable, usually solid, barrier for opening and closing an entranceway, cupboard, cabinet, or the like, commonly turning on hinges or sliding in grooves. 2. a doorway: to go through the door. 3. the building,… …

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