from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The main dish of a meal.
- noun A dish served in formal dining immediately before the main course or between two principal courses.
- noun The act of entering.
- noun The power, permission, or liberty to enter; admittance.
- noun An opening or introductory movement at the beginning of a dance such as a pas de deux.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An obsolete form of
- noun An old dance resembling the polonaise, or the music for it.
- noun Entry; freedom of access: as, the entrée of a house.
- noun A made dish served at the dinner-table between the chief courses.
- noun 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.
- noun An introduction or a prelude; especially, in an opera or a ballet, the next movement after the overture; an intrada.
- noun The act of entering; entrance: as, his entrée was very effective.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter.
- noun (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.
- noun the dish which comprises the main course of a meal, especially in a restaurant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Canada the
main courseor main dishof a meal
- noun chiefly UK, French Canada, Australia, New Zealand (
historical, US, Canada) a smaller dish served before the main courseof a meal.
- noun The act of
enteringsomewhere, or permissionto enter; admittance
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the principal dish of a meal
- noun the act of entering
- noun the right to enter
- noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French entrée, from Old French entree; see entry.]
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From French entrée.
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