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  • EN [ dɔː(r)]
  • US [ dɔːr]

English definition


  • 1. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle;

    • "he knocked on the door"
    • "he slammed the door as he left"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. anything providing a means of access (or escape);

    • "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"
    • "education is the door to success"
  • 4. 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. a room that is entered via a door;

    • "his office is the third door down the hall on the left"

Example sentences

  • If you close that door, you can shut the noise in.

  • Braving the biting wind, she went out to beg from door to door.

  • There was an insistent knock on my door.

  • The door blew open.

  • The door won't fit ; you'll have to file it down.

  • John was about to enter the room when he was brought up by a note on the door.

  • The lock on the door is rusty and won't open.

  • He went to the door to receive his visitors.

  • Does this door open inwards or outwards?

  • Those people next door have been hammering on the walls again.

  • A door hangs by its hinges.

  • The car knocked against the garage door and damaged it.

  • His dog just gives a scratch at the door when it wants to come in.

  • The door opens outward.

  • Close the door behind you.

  • Someone knocked on the door, so I went to answer it.

  • May I suggest you closing the door?

  • Will you be kind enough to open the door?

  • There is someone straining his ears at the door.

  • The door to knowledge is study.

  • The door shut with a bang.

  • They stood outside the door.

  • I will thank you to shut the door.

  • Push your hand against the door as hard as you can to make It'shut.

  • The handle of the door has dropped off.

  • The door needs a scrub.

  • Quite unexpectedly he turned on his heel and walked out of the door.

  • Laura leaned weakly against the door.

  • I painted the door a bright colour.

Phrase collocation

  • as one door closes, another opens

    (proverb)you shouldn't be discouraged by failure, as other opportunities will soon present themselves

  • at the door

    on admission to an event rather than in advance

    • tickets will be available at the door.

  • close (或 shut) the door on (或 to)

    exclude the opportunity for

    • she had closed the door on ever finding out what he was feeling.

  • (from) door to door

    from start to finish of a journey

    • the trip from door to door could take more than four hours.

    visiting all the houses in an area to sell or publicize something

    • he went from door to door selling insurance policies.

    • [as modifier]a door-to-door salesman.

  • lay something at someone's door

    regard someone as responsible for something

    • the failure is laid at the door of the government.

  • on the door

    monitoring admission to a building or event

    • the uniformed commissionaires on the door.

  • open the door to

    create an opportunity for

    • her research has opened the door to a deeper understanding of the subject.

  • out of doors

    in or into the open air

    • food tastes even better out of doors.

  • at (one's) door

    Within one's sphere of accountability.

  • close the door on 或 shut the door on

    To refuse to allow for the possibility of

    • The secretary of state closed the door on future negotiations.

  • leave the door open

    To allow for the possibility of

    • Let's leave the door open for future stylistic changes.

  • show (someone) the door【非正式用语】

    To eject (someone) from the premises.

    To terminate the employment of; fire.

Synonym discrimination

  • gate, door

Meaning of door

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