side door

noun
an exterior door at one side of a building
Syn: ↑side entrance
Hypernyms: ↑exterior door, ↑outside door

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noun
1. : a door in one side of a structure or of a main door

the large side doors were thrown open towards the sun to admit a bountiful light — Thomas Hardy

2. : an indirect or less conspicuous means of entrance

trying to get religion back by the side door of the new physics — H.J.Laski

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side door noun
A door at the side of a building or of a main door
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Main Entry:side

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side door,
a door at the side of house or building, used as a secondary entrance.

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n. a door in or at the side of a building
figurative an indirect means of access

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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