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Synonyms for threshold
ˈθrɛʃ oʊld, ˈθrɛʃ hoʊldthresh·old

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Contribution

  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 Synonymes

  1. thresholdnoun

    Synonyms:
    doorsill

  2. thresholdnoun

    Synonyms:
    entrance, outset, beginning, commencement, start

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thresholdnoun

    Synonyms:
    doorsill

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How to use threshold in a sentence?

  1. Alexandre Baradez:

    At $72 a barrel, we're well below the pain threshold for many companies in the sector, as well as many exporting countries such as Iran, Libya or Russia.

  2. Jiyoung Ahn:

    We did not find a specific threshold level.

  3. Adam Scaife:

    By looking at individual years in that forecast we can now see for the first time, there is a risk of a temporary, and I repeat temporary, exceedance of the all-important 1.5C threshold level set out in the Paris climate agreement.

  4. Lewis Lapham:

    The figure of the enthusiast who has just discovered jogging or a new way to fix tofu can be said to stand or, more accurately, to tremble on the threshold of conversion, as the representative American.

  5. Leonard Cohen:

    The blizzard of the world has crossed the threshold and it's overturned the order of the soul...

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