entrance has definitions from the field of psychology
[ noun ] something that allows access (entry or exit)


"they waited at the entrance to the garden" "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"

Used in print

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

The clocks struck seven-thirty as they approached the hotel entrance ; and hopes that the chambermaid and patronne would still be abed began to rise in Alex 's well exercised breast .

[ noun ] a movement into or inward



Used in print

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

The entrance and retention of infectious particles in the alveoli amounts almost to an intra tissue inoculation .

(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)

You have your paper horn clutched in your big , craggy fist , and for your entrance you have planned a noisy , colorful and exuberant greeting to your friends and tenants .

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

He snapped to alertness at Andy 's entrance .

[ noun ] the act of entering


"she made a grand entrance"

Used in print

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Her entrance in Scene_2_,_Act_1 , brought some disconcerting applause even before she had sung a note .

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

MacPherson boldly approached the fortified adobe_house and demanded entrance .

When they were refused entrance to his brother 's house nearby , they smashed down the door , broke the window , and threw lighted clothes wet with kerosene into the room .

[ verb ] attract; cause to be enamored


"She captured all the men's hearts"

[ verb ] (psychology) put into a trance



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