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Synonyms for threshold
ˈθrɛʃ oʊld, ˈθrɛʃ hoʊldthresh·old

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes

  1. thresholdnoun

    the starting point for a new state or experience

    "on the threshold of manhood"

    Synonyms:
    verge, doorsill, brink, doorstep, doorway, limen, room access, door

  2. threshold, limennoun

    the smallest detectable sensation

    Synonyms:
    verge, doorsill, brink, doorstep, doorway, limen, room access, door

  3. doorway, door, room access, thresholdnoun

    the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close

    "he stuck his head in the doorway"

    Synonyms:
    verge, doorsill, brink, doorstep, doorway, limen, room access, door

  4. doorsill, doorstep, thresholdnoun

    the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway

    Synonyms:
    verge, doorsill, brink, doorstep, doorway, limen, room access, door

  5. brink, threshold, vergenoun

    a region marking a boundary

    Synonyms:
    verge, doorsill, brink, doorstep, scepter, doorway, wand, limen, sceptre, room access, door

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. approach end of runway

    common term for the beginning of a runaway

    the aircraft touched down on the very threshold of the runway.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. thresholdnoun

    Synonyms:
    doorsill

  2. thresholdnoun

    Synonyms:
    entrance, outset, beginning, commencement, start

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thresholdnoun

    Synonyms:
    doorsill

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How to use threshold in a sentence?

  1. Zhou Xiachuan:

    We continue to buy stakes in Italian companies, but now we're careful to remain below the 2 percent threshold so that we're not obliged to disclose them.

  2. Sorel Vorster:

    The most important decision is to make sure we want to go ahead with treatment, because the only definitive treatment is surgical, in treatment, we have a high threshold before we decide on surgery.

  3. Dr. David Spiegel:

    On the Threshold is beautiful and very touching and a moving tribute to my friend, colleague and mentor Irvin Yalom.

  4. Zoe Thomas:

    What we're seeing with the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, that this starting of the melt, once we reach a certain threshold, will continue despite our efforts to stop it.

  5. Eduardo Fidanza:

    Scioli is near the 40 percent threshold but there is no certainty he will reach it.


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