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Door appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • "My gay brood are voting," I signal, "So to go to slang I sign it over a door by a gym."
  • A man, a plan, a caret, a ban, a myriad, a sum, a lac, a liar, a hoop, a pint, a catalpa, a gas, an oil, a bird, a yell, a vat, a caw, a pax, a wag, a tax, a nay, a ram, a cap, a yam, a gay, a tsar, a wall, a car, a luger, a ward, a bin, a woman, a vassal, a wolf, a tuna, a nit, a pall, a fret, a watt, a bay, a daub, a tan, a cab, a datum, a gall, a hat, a fag, a zap, a say, a jaw, a lay, a wet, a gallop, a tug, a trot, a trap, a tram, a torr, a caper, a top, a tonk, a toll, a ball, a fair, a sax, a minim, a tenor, a bass, a passer, a capital, a rut, an amen, a ted, a cabal, a tang, a sun, an ass, a maw, a sag, a jam, a dam, a sub, a salt, an axon, a sail, an ad, a wadi, a radian, a room, a rood, a rip, a tad, a pariah, a revel, a reel, a reed, a pool, a plug, a pin, a peek, a parabola, a dog, a pat, a cud, a nu, a fan, a pal, a rum, a nod, an eta, a lag, an eel, a batik, a mug, a mot, a nap, a maxim, a mood, a leek, a grub, a gob, a gel, a drab, a citadel, a total, a cedar, a tap, a gag, a rat, a manor, a bar, a gal, a cola, a pap, a yaw, a tab, a raj, a gab, a nag, a pagan, a bag, a jar, a bat, a way, a papa, a local, a gar, a baron, a mat, a rag, a gap, a tar, a decal, a tot, a led, a tic, a bard, a leg, a bog, a burg, a keel, a doom, a mix, a map, an atom, a gum, a kit, a baleen, a gala, a ten, a don, a mural, a pan, a faun, a ducat, a pagoda, a lob, a rap, a keep, a nip, a gulp, a loop, a deer, a leer, a lever, a hair, a pad, a tapir, a door, a moor, an aid, a raid, a wad, an alias, an ox, an atlas, a bus, a madam, a jag, a saw, a mass, an anus, a gnat, a lab, a cadet, an em, a natural, a tip, a caress, a pass, a baronet, a minimax, a sari, a fall, a ballot, a knot, a pot, a rep, a carrot, a mart, a part, a tort, a gut, a poll, a gateway, a law, a jay, a sap, a zag, a fat, a hall, a gamut, a dab, a can, a tabu, a day, a batt, a waterfall, a patina, a nut, a flow, a lass, a van, a mow, a nib, a draw, a regular, a call, a war, a stay, a gam, a yap, a cam, a ray, an ax, a tag, a wax, a paw, a cat, a valley, a drib, a lion, a saga, a plat, a catnip, a pooh, a rail, a calamus, a dairyman, a bater, a canal - Panama!
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Usage statistics for the noun door:

spoken English49.5%written English50.5% conversational speech71.89%task-oriented speech28.11% imaginative writing89.35%informational writing10.65%
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The word door is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun door

What does door mean as a name of something?

Door is one of the top 100 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: doors

  1. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • examples: he knocked on the door | he slammed the door as he left
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: movable barrier = a barrier that can be moved to allow passage
    • more specific terms:
      • car door = the door of a car
      • cargo door = door used to load or unload cargo
      • double door = two vertical doors that meet in the middle of the door frame when closed
      • fire door = a fire-resistant door that can be closed to stop the spread of a fire
      • French door = a light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length
      • interior door = a door that closes off rooms within a building
      • revolving door / revolver = a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot
      • screen door = a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting
      • sliding door = a door that opens by sliding instead of swinging
      • storm door = an extra outer door for protection against severe weather or winter
      • swinging door / swing door = a door that swings on a double hinge
      • trap door = a hinged or sliding door in a floor or ceiling
    • part of: doorway / room access / threshold = the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building
    • part: lock = a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  2. the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
  3. anything providing a means of access (or escape)
    • examples: we closed the door to Haitian immigrants | education is the door to success
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic words: access / accession / admission / admittance / entree = the right to enter
    • more specific term: open door = freedom of access
  4. a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road)
    • examples: the office next door | they live two doors up the street from us
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: construction / structure = a thing constructed
  5. a room that is entered via a door
    • example: his office is the third door down the hall on the left
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: room = an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

Alternative definition of the noun door


  1. A portal of entry into a building or room, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge. Doors are frequently made of wood or metal. May have a handle to help open and close, a latch to hold the door closed, and a lock that ensures the door cannot be opened without the key.
  2. An non-physical entry into the next world, a particular feeling, a company, etc.
  3. [computing, dated] A software mechanism by which a user can interact with a program running remotely on a bulletin board system.

Definition of the verb door

What does door mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: doored | dooring | doors

  1. [transitive, cycling] To cause a collision by opening the door of a vehicle in the front of an oncoming cyclist or pedestrian.


Door is a fictional character from the book Neverwhere, appearing in the TV Series Neverwhere.


  1. "Door" is the eighth album of the Japanese pop rock group Every Little Thing, released on March 5, 2008.
  2. "door" is a musical album of Androp.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  3. "DOOR" is a musical album of Juju.
    • released on
  4. "DOOR" is a composition.
  5. "Door" is a musical album of Slagerij Van Kampen.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  6. "DOOR" is a musical single of Kirito.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  7. "Door" is a musical EP of PLESURE.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  8. "Door" is a musical album of De Dijk.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  9. "Door" is a musical album of Fieldwork.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  10. "Door" is a musical album of Puin + Hoop.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  11. "Door" is a musical album of 銀杏BOYZ.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  12. "Door" is a composition.
  13. "Door" a.k.a. "[Door]" is a composition.
  14. "Door" is a composition.


"Door" is a 2011 short film directed by Yoshino Aoki.

  • countries: Canada, Japan
  • language: English Language
  • music by Shoichi Aasai
  • genres: Experimental film, Family, Animation, Comedy
  • released on (4 years ago)


"Door" is an artwork by Anne Abgott.


Door is a marketing campaign.

Phrases with Door

Phrases starting with the word Door:

  1. Door Game
  2. Door Nail
  3. Door-Nail
  4. Door chain
  5. door guard
  6. door latch
  7. door prize

Phrases ending with the word Door:

  1. car door
  2. Pet door
  3. back door
  4. barn door
  5. fire door
  6. Four-Door
  7. half door
  8. next door
  9. next-door
  10. open door
  11. side door
  12. trap door
  13. cargo door

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Door

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Google previewSpirituality, Religion, and Aging (2017)

Illuminations for Therapeutic Practice by Holly Nelson-Becker

The second door is the door that carries no sign to call attention to itself.

Google previewExpositor and Current Anecdotes (1903)

A door is an ordinary affair, made by a carpenter for everyday purposes.

Google previewAntiquarian and Topographical Cabinet (1803)

Containing a Series of Elegant Views of the Most Interesting Objects of Curiosity in Great Britain. Accompanied with Letter-press Descriptions ... by James Storer

The door is a lofty pointed arch, encompassed by a suit of square mouldings: on the spandrills are quatrefoils with shields; above the door are two stories, in each is a window, with an obtuse pointed arch, and extending in length from one ...

Google previewOedipus of Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1998)

Upstage center there is a large, formidable double- door of forged metal with the raised Imperial Seal of Nero on it. Both sides swing open revealing an inner courtyard housing the royal gardens. Above the door is a large, semicircular window ...

Google previewTime Out Rome (2011)

by Editors of Time Out

Next door is the Palazzo Papale, built for the popes in the 13th century and restored in the 19th. The pretty 12th-century church of Santa Maria Nuova (open 8am-noon, 4-7pm) has an ancient head ofJupiter (on the façade), and a pulpit ...

Google previewThe Codes Guidebook for Interiors (2014)

by Sharon K. Harmon, Katherine E. Kennon

An exterior exit door is an exit that simply consists of a doorway. It is located in the exterior wall of the building...

Google previewOpening Heaven's Door (2014)

What the Dying Are Trying to Say About Where They're Going by Patricia Pearson

Moving and insightful, Opening Heaven's Door is an important work for all of us struggling with the inevitably of death.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

DOOR, 0. do)" [Goth dour; Ger. tlun'; Skr. duir; Gael. dome; Gr. th'um, a door]: an opening into a house or other building, or into a room or closet of a house; the movable frame of wood which closes an entrance. Doon'LEss, a. deprived of a ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

BACK DOOR: A means of access to a computer program that bypasses security mechanisms, sometimes installed by a programmer so that the program can be accessed for troubleshooting or other purposes; however, attackers often use back ...

Google previewThe Making of Modern Immigration: An Encyclopedia of People and Ideas [2 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of People and Ideas by Patrick J. Hayes

Door”. IRCA fits into a long trajectory of U.S. immigration laws that have shifted from the systematic exclusion of groups based on race (and, to a lesser extent, sex, health, ability, and political ideology) to liberalized policies based on ...

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Usage statistics about door

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun door:

spoken English49.5%written English50.5% conversational speech71.89%task-oriented speech28.11% imaginative writing89.35%informational writing10.65%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun door:


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Quotes about Door

If a door is shut
Don’t get upset.
Search and find.
There’s another door
Open, perhaps wider.

In our courtship
The door, don’t shut.
I want no other door
Even if it is wider.

No door is dearer than
The door of your bosom.
10-10-1999. (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of D2O1O1R1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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