noun, plural en·tries.
Origin of entry
Synonyms for entry
Related Words for entryaccess, entrance, opening, passage, admission, admittance, player, entrant, item, registration, vestibule, ingress, door, inlet, avenue, adit, lobby, portal, passageway, threshold
Examples from the Web for entry
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 2, 2015
Before Fidel, when segregation was in full swing, the Cuban apartheid meant many clubs and parks still refused black Cubans entry.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind
December 19, 2014
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
December 13, 2014
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.The Man Who Invented the Word ‘Genocide’
November 19, 2014
Historical Examples of entry
Sergeant Wilde was met on his entry into the town by almost the whole population.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
It was now three years since Rico made his first entry into Peschiera.Rico and Wiseli
Mortimer exposed the pasteboard he had acquired on his entry to the stand.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
Lyddy Ann she walked through the entry an' into the fore-room, an' he shet the door.
She stationed herself in the entry, to lose no step in his familiar progress.
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
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).