Pronunciation Noun


  1. (uncountable) The act of entering.
  2. (uncountable) Permission to enter.
    Children are allowed entry only if accompanied by an adult.
  3. A doorway that provides a means of entering a building.
  4. (legal) The act of taking possession.
  5. (insurance) The start of an insurance contract.
  6. (Midlands) A passageway between terraced houses that provides a means of entering a back garden or yard.
  7. A small room immediately inside the front door of a house or other building, often having an access to a stairway and leading on to other rooms
  8. A small group formed within a church, especially Episcopal, for simple dinner and fellowship, and to help facilitate new friendships
  9. An item in a list, such as an article in a dictionary or encyclopedia.
  10. A record made in a log, diary or anything similarly organized; (computing) a datum in a database.
    What does the entry for 2 August 2005 say?
  11. (linear algebra) A term at any position in a matrix.
    The entry in the second row and first column of this matrix is 6.
  12. The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure licence to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods.
  13. (music) The point when a musician starts to play or sing; entrance.
  • (act of entering) access, enter, entrance
  • (permission to enter) access, admission
  • (doorway that provides a means of entering a building) entrance, ingang, way in (British)
  • (passageway between terraced houses) seeSynonyms en
  • (room just inside the front door of a building) seeSynonyms en
  • (group within a church)
  • (article in a dictionary or encyclopedia) article, lemma, lexeme
  • (record in a log) record
  • (term in a matrix) element
  • (item of data in a database)
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