Definition of 'door'
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The tigers live in concrete rooms with steel doors around the corner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Luck pays a visit to door number one. The Sun (2016)The noise next door is now a weird scratch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hearing was held behind closed doors and he was not allowed to call witnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They cry with the doors closed and fight battles that no one knows. The Sun (2017)You may find you are pushing on an open door. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Always lock your shed or garage, especially if it has a connecting door to your house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Staff at the corner shop 10 doors away also said they had not seen her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We reached the door of the building and again were buzzed in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were coming from the apartment next door and soon changed into shrieks. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)The shops were closed and the doors of the houses open. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)You can only guess at the special pleading behind closed doors that works away at her defences. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The agency then suggested painting the door number of each flat on the relevant parking space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What used to be the house next door becomes a building site. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They gained entry easily because there was only a piece of cloth in place of a door. The Sun (2011)The hearing at a juvenile court yesterday took place behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They sit at the front and open and close the doors. TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)This woman lives with her daughter next door. The Sun (2015)You see your new love as a club door opens. The Sun (2013)We could have gone to a building company next door and said build us something quick. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He walked into the door of our apartment building. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The cupboard door is left open again. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)Such colours when he first opened the door of the room. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)The local council has to bug the house next door. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The paint on the metal door is worn away in places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So many are known only by the number on the door. Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)She kept the house next door as an investment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The hearing will take place behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Much of the evidence was held behind closed doors to protect the identities of elite troops. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'door'
British English: door /dɔː/ NOUN
A door is a swinging or sliding piece of wood, glass, or metal, which is used to open and close the entrance to a building, room, cupboard, or vehicle.
I knocked at the front door; there was no answer.
- American English: door
- Arabic: بَاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: porta
- Chinese: 门
- Croatian: vrata
- Czech: dveře
- Danish: dør
- Dutch: deur
- European Spanish: puerta casa
- Finnish: ovi
- French: porte
- German: Tür
- Greek: πόρτα
- Italian: porta
- Japanese: ドア
- Korean: 문
- Norwegian: dør
- Polish: drzwi
- European Portuguese: porta
- Romanian: ușă
- Russian: дверь
- Spanish: puerta
- Swedish: dörr
- Thai: ประตู
- Turkish: kapı
- Ukrainian: двері
- Vietnamese: cửa ra vào
Definition of door from the Collins English Dictionary
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