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Entrances and exits and gateways

access

noun

the means by which you get to a place

arch

noun

a structure with a curved top and two straight sides that you can walk through

archway

noun

a curved roof over an entrance or passage

entrance

noun

the place where you can enter a room, building, or area

entry

noun

a place where you enter a building. The more usual word is entrance.

gate

noun

a door in a fence or wall that you go through to enter or leave a place

gate

noun

the entrance to a large public building or place that a lot of people visit

gate

noun

the entrance to a sports event or other entertainment where people pay for or show their tickets

gatehouse

noun

a small house built at the entrance to a park or large property

gatepost

noun

one of the two upright posts that a gate is fixed to

gateway

noun

an entrance that is opened and closed with a gate

gateway

noun

a place that allows you to reach or enter a larger place

hall

noun

the area inside the front door of a house or other building that leads to other rooms

hallway

noun

the area inside the front door of a house or other building that leads to other rooms

lychgate

noun

a gate with a small roof over it at the entrance to a churchyard

mouth

noun

the entrance to something such as a cave (=a hole in the side of a mountain) or tunnel

porch

noun

a small area covered by a roof at the entrance to a house or other building

portal

noun

a large decorated entrance to a building

portico

noun

a structure with no sides that has a roof supported by columns, usually built at the entrance to a building

stoep

noun

a veranda (=open area with a floor and roof joined to a house) or series of wooden steps leading up to a house

threshold

noun

the floor at the entrance to a room or building

tollgate

noun

a gate across a road where you have to pay before you can go through it

turnstile

noun

a narrow gate at the entrance of something, with metal bars that move in a circle so that only one person at a time can go through

way

noun

a method of going into or out of a place

way out

noun

an exit from a place

wicket gate

noun

a small gate, especially one that is next to or part of a larger gate

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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