an entrance that can be closed by a gate
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Entrance, the act of entering, refers merely to the fact of passing from without to within some enclosure; admission and admittance refer to entering by or with some one's consent, or at least to opportunity afforded by some one's act or neglect. We may effect or force an entrance, but not admittance or admission; those we gain, procure, obtain, secure, win. Admittance refers to place, admission refers also to position, privilege, favor, friendship, etc. An intruder may gain admittance to the hall of a society who would not be allowed admission to its membership. Approach is a movement toward another; access is coming all the way to his presence, recognition, and consideration. An unworthy favorite may prevent even those who gain admittance to a king's audience from obtaining any real access to the king. Entrance is also used figuratively for setting out upon some career, or becoming a member of some organization; as, we speak of one's entrance upon college life, or of entrance into the ministry.
access, accession, adit, admission, admittance, approach, door, doorway, entrance, entrée, entry, gate, ingress, inlet, introduction, opening, penetration, portal
departure, egress, ejection, exclusion, exit, expulsion, refusal, rejection, withdrawal
Entrance into a place; on or upon a work or course of action; into or upon office; into battle; by or through the door; within the gates; into or among the company.
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portal, gateways, passerelle, bridge, door, walkway, gate, catwalk, overpass, gangway, pregny, footbridge, tor