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[ en-tree ]
/ ˈɛn tri /
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noun, plural en·tries.

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access, entrance, opening, passage, admission, admittance, player, entrant, item, registration, vestibule, ingress, door, inlet, avenue, adit, lobby, portal, passageway, threshold

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entropic, entropion, entropion uveae, entropy, entrust, entry, entry blank, entry-level, entryism, entryway, entrée

Origin of entry

1250–1300; Middle English entre(e) < Old French entree < Latin intrāta (noun use of feminine of intrātus, past participle of intrāre to enter), equivalent to intr- enter + -āta -ate1
SYNONYMS FOR entry
Related formsnon·en·try, noun, plural non·en·tries.pre·en·try, noun, plural pre·en·tries.
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entry

/ (ˈɛntrɪ) /

noun plural -tries

Word Origin for entry

C13: from Old French entree, past participle of entrer to enter
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entry


n.

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).

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