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DOORWAY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does doorway mean? 

DOORWAY (noun)
  The noun DOORWAY has 1 sense:

1. the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close

  Familiarity information: DOORWAY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOORWAY (noun)


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Meaning:

The entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

doorway; room access; door; threshold

Context example:

he stuck his head in the doorway

Hypernyms ("doorway" is a kind of...):

entrance; entranceway; entree; entry; entryway (something that provides access (to get in or get out))

Meronyms (parts of "doorway"):

case; casing (the enclosing frame around a door or window opening)

door (a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle)

doorcase; doorframe (the frame that supports a door)

doorsill; doorstep; threshold (the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "doorway"):

exterior door; outside door (a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building)

Holonyms ("doorway" is a part of...):

wall (an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure)


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