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door US English

A hinged, sliding, or revolving barrier at the entrance to a building, room, or vehicle, or in the framework of a cupboard

barn door US English

The large door of a barn

back door US English

The door or entrance at the back of a building

door head US English

The upper part of a door frame

fire door US English

A fire-resistant door to prevent the spread of fire

half-door US English

A door of half the usual size, typically covering the bottom half of an opening (e.g., in a stable)

pass door US English

A door in a theater connecting the backstage area and the auditorium

side door US English

A door in or at the side of a building

next door US English

In or to the next house or room

open door US English

Free or unrestricted means of admission or access

door to door in door US English

From start to finish of a journey

door to door US English

From start to finish of a journey

closed-door US English

Restricted; obstructive; secret

Dutch door US English

A door divided into two parts horizontally, allowing one half to be shut and the other left open

door prize US English

A prize awarded by lottery to the holder of a ticket purchased or distributed at a dance, party, or other function

French door US English

A door with glass panes throughout its length

front door US English

The main entrance to a house

patio door US English

A large glass sliding door leading to a patio, garden, or balcony

screen door US English

The outer door of a pair, used for protection against insects, weather, etc.

storm door US English

An additional outer door for protection in bad weather or winter

street door US English

The main door of a house opening on to the street

stage door US English

An actors‘ and workers’ entrance from the street to the area of a theater behind the stage

door knocker US English

A metal or wooden instrument hinged to a door and rapped by visitors to attract attention and gain entry

folding door US English

A door with vertical jointed sections that can be folded together to one side to allow access to a room or building

sliding door US English

A door drawn across an aperture on a groove or suspended from a track, rather than turning on hinges

swinging door US English

A door that can be opened in either direction and is closed by a spring device when released

at the door in door US English

On admission to an event rather than in advance

at the door US English

On admission to an event rather than in advance

door furniture US English

The handles, lock, and other fixtures on a door

Door Peninsula US English

A resort region in northeastern Wisconsin that lies between Green Bay and Lake Michigan

revolving door US English

An entrance to a large building in which four partitions turn about a central axis

next door to in next door US English

In the next house or room to

next door to US English

In the next house or room to

close the door on in door US English

Exclude the opportunity for

open the door to in door US English

Create an opportunity for

open the door to US English

Create an opportunity for

at death's door in death US English

(Especially in hyperbolic use) so ill that one might die

at death's door US English

(Especially in hyperbolic use) so ill that one might die

show someone the door in show US English

Dismiss or eject someone from a place

close the door on US English

Exclude the opportunity for

darken someone's door US English

Visit someone’s home

the boy next door in next door US English

A person or type of person perceived as familiar, approachable, and dependable, typically in the context of a romantic partnership

the boy next door US English

A person or type of person perceived as familiar, approachable, and dependable, typically in the context of a romantic partnership

lay something at someone's door in door US English

Regard someone as responsible for something

leave the door open in door US English

Ensure that there is still an opportunity for something

leave the door open US English

Ensure that there is still an opportunity for something

darken someone's door in darken US English

Visit someone’s home

show someone the door US English

Dismiss or eject someone from a place

beat a path to someone's door in beat US English

(Of a large number of people) hasten to make contact with someone regarded as interesting or inspiring, or in association with whom one stands to profit

have a foot in the door US English

Gain or have a first introduction to a profession or organization


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