US: /ˈdɔɹ/
UK: /dˈɔː/

English Vietnamese dictionary

door /dɔ:/
  • danh từ
    • cửa, cửa ra vào (nhà, xe ô tô...)
      • front door: cửa trước
      • side door: cửa bên
    • cửa ngõ, con đường
      • a door to success: con đường thành công
      • to opera a door to peace: mở con đường đi đến hoà bình
    • a few doors off
      • cách vài nhà, cách vài buồng
    • at death's door
      • bên ngưỡng cửa của thần chết, hấp hối, gần chết
    • to close the door upon
      • làm cho không có khả năng thực hiện được
    • to lay at someone's door
      • đổ (lỗi...) cho ai, quy (tội...) cho ai
    • to lie at the door of
      • chịu trách nhiệm, đổ lên đầu (ai...)
    • the fault lies at your door: anh phải chịu trách nhiệm về lỗi đó, lỗi đổ lên đầu anh
    • to live next door
      • ở ngay sát vách, ở nhà bên cạnh, ở buồng bên cạnh
    • to open the door to
      • (xem) open
    • out of doors
      • ở ngoài, không ở nhà; ở ngoài trời
    • to be out of doors: đi ra ngoài, đi chơi vắng không ở nhà
    • to play out of doors: chơi ở ngoài trời
    • to show somebody the door
      • to show the door to somebody
        • đuổi ai ra khỏi cửa
      • to show somebody to the door
        • tiễn ai ra tận cửa
      • to shut the door in somebody's face
        • đóng sập cửa lại trước mặt ai, không thèm tiếp ai
      • to turn somebody out of doors
        • đuổi ai ra khỏi cửa
      • with closed doors
        • họp kín, xử kín
      • within doors
        • trong nhà; ở nhà

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 a piece of wood, glass, etc. that is opened and closed so that people can get in and out of a room, building, car, etc.; a similar thing in a cupboard/closet: a knock on the door + to open / shut / close / slam / lock / bolt the door + to answer the door (= to go and open it because sb has knocked on it or rung the bell) + the front / back door (= at the entrance at the front / back of a building) + the bedroom door + the door frame + a four-door saloon car + the fridge door + Shut the door! + Close the door behind you, please. + The door closed behind him.
2 the space when a door is open: Marc appeared through a door at the far end of the room. + (spoken) She's just arrived-she's just come in the door. + (spoken) He walked out the door.
3 the area close to the entrance of a building: There's somebody at the door (= at the front door of a house). + 'Can I help you?' asked the man at the door.
See also - DOORWAY
4 a building or home that is a particular number of buildings or homes away from another: the family that lives three doors up from us + Our other branch is just a few doors down the road.
See also - NEXT DOOR
Idioms: be on the door to work at the entrance to a theatre, club, etc., for example collecting tickets from people as they enter
close / shut the door on sth to make it unlikely that sth will happen: She was careful not to close the door on the possibility of further talks.
(from) door to door from building to building: The journey takes about an hour, door to door. + a door-to-door salesman
(open) the door to sth (to provide) the means of getting or reaching sth; (to create) the opportunity for sth: The agreement will open the door to increased international trade. + Our courses are the door to success in English.
lay sth at sb's door (formal) to say that sb is responsible for sth that has gone wrong: The blame for the disaster has been laid firmly at the government's door.
leave the door open (for sth) to make sure that there is still the possibility of doing sth: We have left the door open for further talks.
out of doors in the open air
You should spend more time out of doors in the fresh air.
shut / slam the door in sb's face
1 to shut a door hard when sb is trying to come in
2 to refuse to talk to sb or meet them, in a rude way
more at BACK adj., BARN, BEAT v., CLOSE v., CLOSED, DARKEN, DEATH, FOOT n., OPEN v., SHOW v., STABLE n., WOLF n.

Collocation dictionary


open | closed, shut | locked, unlocked | ajar, half-open
He had left the door ajar. The door was half-open when we got there.
| back, front, rear, side
the back door of a house the rear door of a car
| inner, internal
The inner door leads to the safe and is always locked after 5 p.m.
| external, outer
All external doors should be bolted top and bottom.
| big, great, heavy, huge, massive, solid, stout, thick
She had trouble pushing the heavy door open.
| narrow, wide | glass-panelled, glazed | double
Go along the corridor and through the double doors.
| unmarked | automatic, folding, revolving, sliding, swing
He got stuck in a revolving door. She pushed her way through the swing doors.
bathroom, flat, kitchen, etc. |
car, fridge, garage, lift, stage | trap
| magic, mysterious, secret


fling/throw open, open, pull/push open
He flung the door open and caught them stuffing a document back into a briefcase.
| bang, close, pull closed/shut, pull/push to, push closed/shut, shut, slam (shut)
He pulled the door to.
| bar, bolt, lock
He arrived home to find the door barred. Remember to bolt the door before you go to bed.
| unbar, unbolt, unlock | keep/leave closed/open/shut, keep/leave on the latch
(= closed but not locked),
prop ajar/open
I left the door on the latch so that I could sneak back in later. Someone had propped the fire door open with a pile of books.
| come/go in (through), come/go out (of/through), come/go through, slip out of/through
He came in the side door.
| bang on, knock at/on
I banged on the door for ages but still couldn't wake them.
| answer
Go and answer the door (= open the door to sb who has knocked on it).
| see sb to
(= accompany sb who is leaving to the door)
| break down/in
They had to break the door down to get into the flat.


creak | burst open, clatter open, creak open, fly open, open, slide open, swing open/shut/to
The door burst open and a little boy ran in.
| flap open, hang open
The car drove off with its rear door flapping open.
| be/stand ajar, be/stand open
The door stood ajar so I could see a narrow section of the room.
| be closed/shut, be jammed (open/shut), be stuck | bang (open/shut), clang open/shut, crash open/shut, rattle, shake
I was woken by a door banging in the wind.
| click (shut/to), close, shut, slam (shut) | connect sth, face sth, lead to sth, open onto sth
The door connecting the two offices is kept locked. This door leads to my bedroom. The door opens onto a sunny terrace.
| be set in/into the wall
I stopped at a low oak door set into the stone wall.
| bear a notice/plate/sign, be marked sth
I went through the door marked ‘Enquiries’.


handle, knob | frame, jamb | knocker | bolt,
catch, chain, latch, lock | key |
| stop
This big fat dictionary would make a good doorstop.
| mirror, panel, pillar (on a car)


at the ~
There's someone at the door.
| in the ~
He stood in the door for several minutes before deciding whether he'd stay.
| through the ~
He looked through the door to make sure the children were all right.
| ~ into/to
the door into the back garden


close/shut, etc. the door behind you
He banged the front door behind him as he left.
| hold/open the door for sb, pop/stick you head round/through the door
She popped her head through the door to say goodbye.
| shut/slam the door in sb's face

Concise English dictionary

+a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
+the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
+anything providing a means of access (or escape)
+a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road)
+a room that is entered via a door