a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
"the portals of the cathedral"; "the portals of heaven"; "the portals of success"
portal site, portal(noun)
a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
"a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc."
portal vein, hepatic portal vein, portal, vena portae(noun)
a short vein that carries blood into the liver
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Entrance, the act of entering, refers merely to the fact of passing from without to within some enclosure; admission and admittance refer to entering by or with some one's consent, or at least to opportunity afforded by some one's act or neglect. We may effect or force an entrance, but not admittance or admission; those we gain, procure, obtain, secure, win. Admittance refers to place, admission refers also to position, privilege, favor, friendship, etc. An intruder may gain admittance to the hall of a society who would not be allowed admission to its membership. Approach is a movement toward another; access is coming all the way to his presence, recognition, and consideration. An unworthy favorite may prevent even those who gain admittance to a king's audience from obtaining any real access to the king. Entrance is also used figuratively for setting out upon some career, or becoming a member of some organization; as, we speak of one's entrance upon college life, or of entrance into the ministry.
Entrance into a place; on or upon a work or course of action; into or upon office; into battle; by or through the door; within the gates; into or among the company.
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Translations for PORTAL
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- πύλη, πυλώναςGreek
- portalo, enirejo, pordegoEsperanto
- portada, portalSpanish
- درگاه, پورتالPersian
- portti, portaaliFinnish
- portique, portail, veine porteFrench
- प्रवेशमार्ग, द्वारHindi
- portál, kapu, díszkapu, bejáratHungarian
- pintu gerbangIndonesian
- ポータル, 正門Japanese
- 입구, 포탈, 문Korean
- porta, ianua, aditus, ostium, pylae, valvaeLatin
- portal, veia porta, portaPortuguese
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