Definition of entrance verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

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 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrɑːns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtræns//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entrance
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrɑːns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtræns//
 
he / she / it entrances
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrænsɪz//
 
past simple entranced
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrɑːnst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrænst//
 
past participle entranced
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrɑːnst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrænst//
 
-ing form entrancing
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrænsɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] entrance somebody (formal) to make somebody feel great pleasure and admiration so that they give somebody/something all their attention synonym enthral He listened to her, entranced. I was entranced by the bird’s beauty. Word Origin late 16th cent. (formerly also as intrance): from en-, in- ‘into’ + trance.
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