1) n. - The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence, the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office.
2) n. - Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.
3) n. - The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
4) n. - The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.
5) n. - The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his entrance of the arrival was made the same day.
6) n. - The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.
7) n. - The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.
8) v. t. - To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
9) v. t. - To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
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