What is another word for doorway?

161 synonyms found


[ dˈɔːwe͡ɪ], [ dˈɔːwe‍ɪ], [ d_ˈɔː_w_eɪ]

Doorway is an entrance or an opening through which one can enter or exit a building. Synonyms for doorway include entry, entrance, gateway, portal, threshold, and vestibule. The entry is a specific location where one enters a building. The gateway suggests grandeur or importance, such as an ornate entrance to a palace. A portal implies a magical or mystical entrance, like a portal to another world. The threshold is the actual strip of wood or metal right inside the doorway. The vestibule is an anteroom, or small room, that is often right inside the entry and leading into the main room of the building. These words can be used interchangeably depending on the context and tone of the sentence.

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What are the hypernyms for Doorway?

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What are the hyponyms for Doorway?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Doorway?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for doorway (as nouns)

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Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for doorway?

The antonyms of the word doorway are varied and can be classified into different categories. The first one is the lack of a passage, which can be represented by words like wall, barrier, or obstruction. On the other hand, there are alternatives to define the entry space, such as window, vent, or hatch. The absence of a threshold can be expressed through expressions like the open space, or void, and the opposite of the frame can be seen in concepts like segment or slice. Finally, if we take the word's meaning as a metaphorical reference, antonyms such as exit, departure, or farewell can reflect opposition to the entrance or transition.

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Usage examples for Doorway

"Let's find Jerry and Irma," said Marjorie, as they paused in the open doorway of the gymnasium.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
After these efforts he rested, sitting in the doorway in the sun, and then searched out a meal for himself.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Amalia had all ready for them, and greeted Larry from the doorway.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

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