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Meaning of DOOR

Pronunciation:  dowr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
  2. [n]  a swinging or sliding barrier that will close off access into a car; "she forgot to lock the doors of her car"
  3. [n]  a room that is entered via a door; "his office is the third door down the hall on the left"
  4. [n]  a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road); "the office next door"; "they live two doors up the street from us"
  5. [n]  the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
  6. [n]  anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success"

DOOR is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: access, admittance, auto, automobile, car, car door, cargo door, case, casing, construction, door, doorcase, doorframe, doorsill, doorstep, doorway, double door, entrance, entranceway, entree, entree, entry, entryway, exterior door, fire door, French door, interior door, lock, machine, motorcar, movable barrier, open door, outside door, room, room access, screen, screen door, sliding door, structure, swing door, swinging door, threshold, trap door, wall



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Door\, n. [OE. dore, dure, AS. duru; akin to OS. dura,
dor, D. deur, OHG. turi, door, tor gate, G. th["u]r, thor,
Icel. dyrr, Dan. d["o]r, Sw. d["o]rr, Goth. daur, Lith.
durys, Russ. dvere, Olr. dorus, L. fores, Gr. ?; cf. Skr.
dur, dv[=a]ra. ????. Cf. {Foreign}.]
1. An opening in the wall of a house or of an apartment, by
   which to go in and out; an entrance way.

         To the same end, men several paths may tread, As
         many doors into one temple lead.      --Denham.

2. The frame or barrier of boards, or other material, usually
   turning on hinges, by which an entrance way into a house
   or apartment is closed and opened.

         At last he came unto an iron door That fast was
         locked.                               --Spenser.

3. Passage; means of approach or access.

         I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall
         be saved.                             --John x. 9.

4. An entrance way, but taken in the sense of the house or
   apartment to which it leads.

         Martin's office is now the second door in the
         street.                               --Arbuthnot.

{Blank door}, {Blind door}, etc. (Arch.) See under {Blank},
   {Blind}, etc.

{In doors}, or {Within doors}, within the house.

{Next door to}, near to; bordering on.

         A riot unpunished is but next door to a tumult.

{Out of doors}, or {Without doors}, and, colloquially, {Out
doors}, out of the house; in open air; abroad; away; lost.

         His imaginary title of fatherhood is out of doors.

{To lay (a fault, misfortune, etc.) at one's door}, to charge
   one with a fault; to blame for.

{To lie at one's door}, to be imputable or chargeable to.

         If I have failed, the fault lies wholly at my door.

Note: Door is used in an adjectival construction or as the
      first part of a compound (with or without the hyphen),
      as, door frame, doorbell or door bell, door knob or
      doorknob, door latch or doorlatch, door jamb, door
      handle, door mat, door panel.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are entering through a door means new opportunities that will be presented before you. You are entering into a new stage in your life and moving from one level of consciousness to another. In particular, a door that opens to the outside means your need to be more accessible to others, whereas a door that opens into the inside indicates your desire for inner exploration and self-discovery. Seeing opened doors in your dream, symbolizes your receptiveness and willingness to accept new ideas/concepts. In particular, to see a light behind it suggests that you are moving toward greater enlightenment/spirituality. Dreaming that the doors are locked means opportunities that are denied and not available to you or that you have missed out on. In particular, if you are outside the locked door, then it suggests that you are having some anti-social tendencies. If you are inside the locked door, then it represents harsh lessons that need to be learned. Dreaming that you are locking doors, suggests that you are closing yourself off from others. You are hesitant in letting others in and revealing your feelings. It is indicative of some fear and low self-worth. Seeing revolving doors in your dream, suggests that you are literally moving in circles and going no where. You may feel that your opportunities and choices lead to a dead end.
Thesaurus Terms
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