• The action of entering, or going in.
  • The act of taking possession, as of property, or of office.
  • The place of entering, as a gate or doorway.
  • The right to go in.
  • The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation.
  • The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering.
  • The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.
  • The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.
  • When a musician starts playing or singing, entry.



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  • From Middle French entrance. Replaced native Middle English ingang ("entrance, admission"), from Old English ingang ("ingress, entry, entrance").
  • From en- + trance

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