meaning of entrance

1. The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence, the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office.
Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.
The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.
The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his entrance of the arrival was made the same day.
The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.
The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.
To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
the act of entering; "she made a grand ">entrance"

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