noun, plural en·tries.
Origin of entry
Examples from the Web for entry
These “free” games display ads, often in obnoxious places, in lieu of the entry fee.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His entry into the business of film making was as designer and writer of title cards for silent films.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sweepstakes begins on December 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST and ends on January 31st, 2015 at 11:59 EST (the "Entry Period").
The refugee from Eastern Europe had made his first entry into international law books.
But I used jazz as an entry point into what I was interested in talking about.
It is quickly challenged by the entry of Antigone with the Watchman, whose story Creon hastens out to hear.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
At the point of entry the wound holes through the skin are for all purposes round.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Eyton (Staffordshire, 48) has a long note on this entry which makes against his doctrine that the teamland is 120 acres.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
The legionaries were quiet, but they lounged and ignored the entry of the officer.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
But there was a discrepancy between the entry in his log and that in the log of the engineer.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
British Dictionary definitions for entry
noun plural -tries
- the right or liberty of entering; admission; access
- (as modifier)an entry permit
- a person, horse, car, etc, entering a competition or contest; competitor
- (as modifier)an entry fee
Word Origin for entry
Word Origin and History for entry
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).