Definitions for: Entry


[n] the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
[n] the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"
[n] something that provides access (entry or exit); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
[n] an item inserted in a written record
[n] something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition); "several of his submissions were rejected by publishers"; "what was the date of submission of your proposal?"
[n] a written record of a commercial transaction



Webster (1913) Definition: En"try, n.; pl. Entries. [OE. entree, entre, F.
entr['e]e, fr. entrer to enter. See Enter, and cf.
Entr['e]e.]
1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance;
ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the
entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a
river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an
entry upon an undertaking.

2. The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in
writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as, an entry
of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item.

A notary made an entry of this act. --Bacon.

3. That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a
house or other building, or to a room; a vestibule; an
adit, as of a mine.

A straight, long entry to the temple led. --Dryden.

4. (Com.) The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at
the customhouse, to procure license to land goods; or the
giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the
customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods.
See Enter, v. t., 8, and Entrance, n., 5.

5. (Law)
(a) The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by
entering or setting foot on them.
(b) A putting upon record in proper form and order.
(c) The act in addition to breaking essential to
constitute the offense or burglary. --Burrill.

Bill of entry. See under Bill.

Double entry, Single entry. See Bookkeeping.

Entry clerk (Com.), a clerk who makes the original entries
of transactions in a business.

Writ of entry (Law), a writ issued for the purpose of
obtaining possession of land from one who has unlawfully
entered and continues in possession. --Bouvier.

Synonyms: debut, entering, entrance, entrance, entranceway, entree, entryway, first appearance, incoming, ingress, introduction, launching, ledger entry, submission, unveiling

See Also: access, accession, accounting, accounting system, admission, admittance, approach, arch, archway, arrival, beginning, commencement, content, credit, credit entry, debit, debit entry, dictionary entry, door, doorway, enrollment, enrolment, entree, filing, gateway, hatchway, incursion, induction, intrusion, irruption, lexical entry, message, method of accounting, naturalisation, naturalization, nol pros, nolle prosequi, notebook entry, opening, penetration, pithead, portal, porte-cochere, product introduction, registration, room access, scuttle, servant's entrance, service door, service entrance, stage door, start, subject matter, substance, threshold, ushering in, vomitory, written account, written record

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