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door /ˈdoɚ/ noun
plural doors
door
/ˈdoɚ/
noun
plural doors
Learner's definition of DOOR
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: a movable piece of wood, glass, or metal that swings or slides open and shut so that people can enter or leave a room, building, vehicle, etc.
see also back door, dutch door, french door, revolving door, storm door, trapdoor
: a part of an object (such as piece of furniture or an appliance) that swings or slides open and shut
: the opening for a door : the entrance to a room or building : doorway
: a house, building, apartment, office, etc. used with an adverb to indicate where something is in relation to something else
◊ If you do something (from) door to door, you do it at each of the houses, apartments, or buildings in an area.
see also door-to-door, next door
used especially with open or unlock to describe an opportunity or possibility
see also out of doors

at death's door

see death

behind closed doors

see closed

close the door on

: to no longer think about, consider, or accept (something)

close your doors

: to not allow someone to enter
of a business or organization : to close permanently : to stop operating

darken someone's door/doors

see darken

get your foot in the door

see 1foot

keep the wolf from the door

see 1wolf

lay the blame for (something) at someone's door

: to blame someone for (something)

open doors for

see 2open

open the door

see 2open

open your doors

: to allow someone to enter
of a business or organization : to open for business : to begin operating

show (someone) the door

: to tell or force (someone) to leave

show/see (someone) to the door

: to go to the door with (someone who is leaving)
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