American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The main dish of a meal.
- n. A dish served in formal dining immediately before the main course or between two principal courses.
- n. The act of entering.
- n. The power, permission, or liberty to enter; admittance.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of entry.
- n. Entry; freedom of access: as, the entrée of a house.
- n. A made dish served at the dinner-table between the chief courses.
- n. In music: Formerly, a slow composition, in march rhythm, usually in two parts, each repeated: so called because often used to accompany the entry of processions in operas and ballets.
- n. An introduction or a prelude; especially, in an opera or a ballet, the next movement after the overture; an intrada.
- n. The act of entering; entrance: as, his entrée was very effective.
- n. An old dance resembling the polonaise, or the music for it.
- n. Canada the main course or main dish of a meal
- n. chiefly UK, French Canada, Australia, New Zealand (historical, US, Canada) a smaller dish served before the main course of a meal.
- n. The act of entering somewhere, or permission to enter; admittance
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter.
- n. (Cookery), obsolescent In French usage, a dish served at the beginning of dinner to give zest to the appetite; in English usage, a side dish, served with a joint, or between the courses, as a cutlet, scalloped oysters, etc.
- n. the dish which comprises the main course of a meal, especially in a restaurant.
- n. the principal dish of a meal
- n. the act of entering
- n. the right to enter
- n. something that provides access (to get in or get out)
- From French entrée. (Wiktionary)
- French entrée, from Old French entree; see entry. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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