- the point in a musical score at which a particular voice or instrument joins the ensemble.
- the way in which this is done: a sloppy entrance.
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Definition for entrance (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), en·tranced, en·tranc·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR entrance
OTHER WORDS FROM entranceen·trance·ment, noun un·en·tranced, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for entrance
On her first entrance, Hitchcock says, “She looks old, they've shot her badly.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days |David Freeman |December 13, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Kocurek now works 12-hour shifts as a night watchman guarding the entrance to a drilling patch.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired. |David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News |December 9, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
He collapsed near the entrance of his room, probably in great pain.Beware of Japan’s “Black Widows” |Jake Adelstein |November 20, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
The entrance to the show is a wall lined with books that conceals a secret door.Sherlock Holmes Vs. Jack the Ripper |Clive Irving |November 16, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
One hundred meters from the entrance to the Korengal we stop for breakfast.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley |Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman |November 15, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Under the striped curtain, drawn up to form the entrance of the tent, stood Nehushta.Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster |F. Marion Crawford
If sufficient care be taken to prevent their entrance, the contraction of the disease can be absolutely prevented.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.) |Grant Hague
The steps rapidly approached, and a man appeared in the entrance of the hall.The Trail-Hunter |Gustave Aimard
Across the entrance the floor sloped up to the rocky ridge, of which Mr. Rogers had spoken; and beyond the ridge lay the pool.Major Vigoureux |A. T. Quiller-Couch
I did not suffer their entrance nor their exit to excite me.
British Dictionary definitions for entrance (1 of 2)
- the power, liberty, or right of entering; admission
- (as modifier)an entrance fee