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ENTRANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entrant mean? 

ENTRANT (noun)
  The noun ENTRANT has 4 senses:

1. a commodity that enters competition with established merchandise
2. any new participant in some activity
3. someone who enters
4. one who enters a competition

  Familiarity information: ENTRANT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTRANT (noun)


Sense 1entrant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A commodity that enters competition with established merchandise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer

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

commodity; good; trade good (articles of commerce)


Sense 2entrant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any new participant in some activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

newcomer; newbie; fledgling; fledgeling; freshman; neophyte; entrant; starter

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

beginner; initiate; novice; tiro; tyro (someone new to a field or activity)

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

enlistee; recruit (any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces))


Sense 3entrant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who enters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

new entrants to the country must go though immigration procedures

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

traveler; traveller (a person who changes location)

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

interloper; intruder; trespasser (someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission)


Sense 4entrant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One who enters a competition

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

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

contestant (a person who participates in competitions)


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