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ENTRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entry mean? 

ENTRY (noun)
  The noun ENTRY has 6 senses:

1. an item inserted in a written record
2. the act of beginning something new
3. a written record of a commercial transaction
4. something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
5. something that provides access (to get in or get out)
6. the act of entering

  Familiarity information: ENTRY used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTRY (noun)


Sense 1entry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An item inserted in a written record

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

written account; written record (a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events)

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

notebook entry (an entry in a notebook)

nol pros; nolle prosequi (an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed)

dictionary entry; lexical entry (the entry in a dictionary of information about a word)


Sense 2entry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of beginning something new

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

debut; first appearance; unveiling; launching; introduction; entry

Context example:

they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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

beginning; commencement; start (the act of starting something)

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

naturalisation; naturalization (the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous)

ushering in (the introduction of something new)

product introduction (the introduction (usually by an advertising campaign) of a new product or product line)

induction (the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time))


Sense 3entry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A written record of a commercial transaction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

accounting entry; ledger entry; entry

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

accounting; accounting system; method of accounting (a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts)

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

adjusting entry (an accounting entry made at the end of an accounting period to allocate items between accounting periods)

credit; credit entry (an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items)

debit; debit entry (an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing)


Sense 4entry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

submission; entry

Context examples:

several of his submissions were rejected by publishers / what was the date of submission of your proposal?

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

content; message; subject matter; substance (what a communication that is about something is about)

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

filing (the entering of a legal document into the public record)


Sense 5entry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something that provides access (to get in or get out)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

entryway; entranceway; entrance; entree; entry

Context examples:

they waited at the entrance to the garden / beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral

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

access; approach (a way of entering or leaving)

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

vomitory (an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium)

stage door (an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel)

servant's entrance; service door; service entrance (an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse)

porte-cochere (a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard)

portal (a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically))

pithead (the entrance to a coal mine)

hatchway; opening; scuttle (an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship)

gateway (an entrance that can be closed by a gate)

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

arch; archway (a passageway under a curved masonry construction)


Sense 6entry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of entering

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

incoming; entering; ingress; entrance; entry

Context example:

she made a grand entrance

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

arrival (the act of arriving at a certain place)

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

incursion (the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers))

intrusion (entrance by force or without permission or welcome)

irruption (a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in)

entree (the act of entering)

enrollment; enrolment; registration (the act of enrolling)

penetration (the act of entering into or through something)

admission; admittance (the act of admitting someone to enter)


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