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I think he came to the front door and rang the bell, and Maggie let him in, and he said he had forgotten his key; so I think she must have been down stairs.
Lizzie Andrew Borden

Meaning of "front door" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FRONT DOOR

front door play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FRONT DOOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Front door is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FRONT DOOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of front door in the English dictionary

The definition of front door in the dictionary is the main entrance to a house. Other definition of front door is an open legitimate means of obtaining a job, position, etc.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FRONT DOOR

front bench
front benches
front bottom
front burner
front court
front crawl
front desk
front line
front list
front loader
front man
front matter
front money
front of house
front office
front organization
front page
front person
front room
front row

WORDS THAT END LIKE FRONT DOOR

a foot in the door
automatic door
back door
barn door
cat door
door
door to door
French door
glass door
keep the wolf from the door
main door
next door
open door
overhead door
passenger door
rear door
revolving door
screen door
side door
stable door
swinging door

Synonyms and antonyms of front door in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «front door» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FRONT DOOR

Find out the translation of front door to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of front door from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «front door» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

前门
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

puerta principal
570 millions of speakers

English

front door
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सामने के दरवाजे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الباب الأمامي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

входная дверь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

porta dianteira
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সামনের দরজা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

porte d´entrée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pintu depan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haustür
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

玄関
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

현관 정문
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

lawang ngarep
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cửa trước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன் கதவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

द्वार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ön kapı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

porta d´entrata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

drzwi przednie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вхідні двері
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ușa din față
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μπροστινή πόρτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voordeur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ytterdörr
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

inngangsdør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of front door

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FRONT DOOR»

The term «front door» is very widely used and occupies the 17.120 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about front door

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10 QUOTES WITH «FRONT DOOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word front door.
1
Sherman Austin
Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside. By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents.
2
Ronnie Barker
But first, the news: The House of Commons was sealed off today after police chased an escaped lunatic through the front door during Prime Minister's question time. A spokesman at Scotland Yard said it was like looking for a needle in a haystack.
3
Henry Bonilla
But again, to dealing with border security, is an issue that - it's like having a fire in the back of your house that you need to put out first before you talk about who, who you're going to let in the front door.
4
Lizzie Andrew Borden
I think he came to the front door and rang the bell, and Maggie let him in, and he said he had forgotten his key; so I think she must have been down stairs.
5
Geraldine Brooks
I write while my son is at school. At about 7:45 A.M., I walk him there, with the dogs, then walk them for another forty minutes or so, go home and chain myself to the desk a little before 9 A.M., and try not to be distracted until I hear my son plunge through the front door at about 3 P.M.
6
Adam Carolla
I think we're getting to the point where everyone's getting fat and everyone's getting allergic, or claims to be allergic to something and people can't walk from their front door to their car without a bottle of water in their hand because they have to hydrate every three and half steps.
7
Lynne Cheney
Casper Wyo., population 18,000 when I was born, was large enough to hold the surprises of civilization, but small enough that the prairie was close by - for some in our town, right out the front door - stretching on forever, under the great curving sky.
8
Lucy Davis
I love shutting my front door and being at home with just my dog and me. That's when I'm happiest.
9
Harvey S. Firestone
I can walk through the front door of any factory and out the back and tell you if it's making money or not. I can just tell by the way it's being run and by the spirit of the workers.
10
Jean Gabin
I understood immediately that to get success I had to make for the front door, not for the back one.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRONT DOOR»

Discover the use of front door in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to front door and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hong Kong: Front Door - Back Door
Under the scrutiny of Michael Wolf's photographic eye, these objects become fascinating installation pieces, while the abstract patterns of the buildings reveal the beauty and order that underlie the apparent chaos of the city.
Michael Wolf, Kenneth Baker, Douglas Young, 2005
2
God's Front Door: Private Conversations
This honest book from a nationally recognized woman is an exceptional gift for any occasion.
Jill Briscoe, 2004
3
Backing in the Front Door
BACKING IN THE FRONT DOOR Stories of experiencing God's interruptions in our well-organized lives.
Leroy Ramsey, 2008
4
The Amazing Science of Vaastu
Almost all houses have a back door and front door. Naturally therefore you will have a door in East or North. This could be your back door or front door depending on the facing of your lot but as far as Vaastu is concerned this is the entry door ...
A. R. Hari, 1995
5
The Welcoming Garden: Designing Your Own Front Garden
The Welcoming Garden provides the blueprint for creating your own imaginative front-yard combinations and offers fresh ideas in light of any budget or skill level.
Gordon Hayward, 2006
6
Marketing Beyond Your Front Door
Bob Popyk. BEYOND YOUR FRONT DOOR Practical Advice for Music Retailers and Salespeople BOB POPYK ii / Marketing Beyond Your Front Door This One C06R-84D-0PLD. Front Cover.
Bob Popyk, 2009
7
Feng Shui Your Life
Helpful People front door ABOVE: If your front door opens into a vestibule in which you must turn in order to enter the main body of your home, rotate the bagua map to fit over the main structure of the home. In the instance shown here, you will ...
Jayme Barrett, 2003
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The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive ...
Locking the front door once, check twice, walk away 65 Locking the front door once, check once, walk away 70 Locking the for 1 hour front door once, walk away without checking, stay away 75 Locking the for 2 hours front door once, walk ...
Bruce M. Hyman, Cherry Pedrick, 2005
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How Happy Is Your Home?
Cure a Staircase or a Back Door Opposite Your Front Door Both a staircase and a back door opposite your front door affect the energy in your home but in different ways. Here's how and what you can do about it: Staircase opposite the front ...
Sophie Keller, 2011
10
DANGEROUS DANA: A Suspense Thriller
Londa tries to sneak for the front door again. She quietly goes for the front door and reaches it. She is very nervous and sweaty as she tries to quietly unlock the front door. Christine secretly watches Londa at the front door as she continues to  ...
Doris Miller, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRONT DOOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term front door is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Red Barn Closing Announcement is Sign on Front Door
After months of rumors, a sign on the front door today of the Red Barn Restaurant, 292 Wilton Road, seems to make if official—the landmark ... «Westport Now, Jul 15»
2
What does your front door say about you?
So why not open up your front door to bold and exciting colors, too? A well-chosen front door color can make a strong first impression. «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
3
Black bear 'knocks' on front door of Holyoke home
Holyoke Bear. Mary Serreze/MassLive.com. It only looks like the bear is knocking on the front door of a Holyoke home. A black bear wandering ... «WCVB Boston, Jul 15»
4
LCCC breaks ground on 85000-sf 'front door'
LCCC breaks ground on 85,000-sf 'front door' LCCC held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Student Services and University Center on ... «Wyoming Business Report, Jul 15»
5
Black bear knocks on front door of Holyoke home
A black bear scaled a wrought iron fence at 1308 Northampton St. in Holyoke on the evening of July 8, and stopped to check out a decorative ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
6
Growing Up in Alameda: What front door?
Moe says, “Captain Steckler will have us go through the front door.” I ask in a somewhat agitated voice, “What front door? You mean that ball of ... «SFGate, Jul 15»
7
Hey, Mom, Big Brother is at our front door
New housing rules from the Obama administration aim to combat segregated neighborhoods but one analyst says the administration is likely to ... «OneNewsNow, Jul 15»
8
A new 'front door' for Sandia's California site
Sandia National Laboratories has broken ground on a new building that will enable consolidation of "front door" activities at its California site in ... «Pleasanton Weekly, Jul 15»
9
Gang almost ripped front door off hinges in attempted burglary, court …
Afterwards, his wife suffered sleepless nights and was in fear every time there was a knock at their front door, the Children's Court has heard. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
10
Volunteers help spruce up Front Door facility
It's a challenge many households face, including the young families in the Front Door Agency's Transitional Housing Program. While single ... «Nashua Telegraph, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Front door [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/front-door>. Aug 2019 ».
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