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entrance (n.)

1520s, "act of entering," from French entrance, from entrer (see enter). Sense of "door, gate" first recorded in English 1530s. Meaning "a coming of an actor upon the stage" is from c. 1600.

entrance (v.)

"to throw into a trance," 1590s, from en- (1) "put in" + trance (n.). Meaning "to delight" also is 1590s. Related: Entranced; entrancing; entrancement.

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Definitions of entrance from WordNet
1
entrance (n.)
something that provides access (to get in or get out);
they waited at the entrance to the garden
Synonyms: entranceway / entryway / entry / entree
entrance (n.)
a movement into or inward;
Synonyms: entering
entrance (n.)
the act of entering;
she made a grand entrance
Synonyms: entering / entry / ingress / incoming
2
entrance (v.)
put into a trance;
Synonyms: spellbind
entrance (v.)
attract; cause to be enamored;
Synonyms: capture / enamour / trance / catch / becharm / enamor / captivate / beguile / charm / fascinate / bewitch / enchant
From wordnet.princeton.edu