- an act of entering; entrance.
- a place of ingress or entrance, especially an entrance hall or vestibule.
- permission or right to enter; access.
- the act of entering or recording something in a book, register, list, etc.
- the statement, item, etc., so entered or recorded.
- a person or thing entered in a contest or competition.
- vocabulary entry.
- Law. act of taking possession of lands or tenements by entering or setting foot on them.
- the giving of an account of a ship's cargo at a custom house, to obtain permission to land the goods.
- Accounting. the record of any transaction found in a bookkeeper's journal.
- Mining. adit(def 2).
- Also called entry card. Bridge. a winning card in one's hand or the hand of one's partner that gives the lead to one hand or the other.
Origin of entry
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Examples from the Web for entries
There is an expanded place-name index with more than 150,000 entries, and separate undersea, Moon, and Mars features.The Best Coffee Table Books of 2014
December 13, 2014
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Cole challenged himself to write a chapter every day, and posted these entries on a blog.Teju Cole’s Keen Eye Spares No One—Himself Included
July 9, 2014
For Microsoft in 2014, this meant showing the new Call of Duty, a Halo collection, and other entries in established franchises.Video Games Go Wild for Reboots
July 6, 2014
After a couple of days I gave up looking, because I didn't have time to scroll through all the entries.All You Need to Be a Modern Digital Stalker Is a Smartphone
April 10, 2014
There were three entries upon it, in a handwriting clearly that of her husband.The Film of Fear
And if he depart, let him erase all the entries which have been made by him in the register kept by the magistrates.Laws
In the middle of the night Pete remembered all these entries.The Manxman
Entries are made from the veranda as well as from either side of the house.The Lonely Way--Intermezzo--Countess Mizzie
Thus all the entries of the same kind are close to one another.Introduction to the Study of History
Charles V. Langlois
- the act or an instance of entering; entrance
- a point or place for entering, such as a door, gate, etc
- the right or liberty of entering; admission; access
- (as modifier)an entry permit
- the act of recording an item, such as a commercial transaction, in a journal, account, register, etc
- an item recorded, as in a diary, dictionary, or account
- a person, horse, car, etc, entering a competition or contest; competitor
- (as modifier)an entry fee
- the competitors entering a contest considered collectivelya good entry this year for the speed trials
- the people admitted at one time to a school, college, or course of study, etc, considered collectively; intake
- the action of an actor in going on stage or his manner of doing this
- criminal law the act of unlawfully going onto the premises of another with the intention of committing a crime
- property law the act of going upon another person's land with the intention of asserting the right to possession
- any point in a piece of music, esp a fugue, at which a performer commences or resumes playing or singing
- cards a card that enables one to transfer the lead from one's own hand to that of one's partner or to the dummy hand
- English dialect a passage between the backs of two rows of terraced houses
Word Origin and History for entries
late 13c., "door, gate, that by which a place is entered;" c.1300, "an entering upon; right of entering," from Old French entree "entry, entrance" (12c.), originally fem. past participle of entrer "to enter" (see enter).