Passage vs. Entry

Passage vs. Entry — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Passage and Entry

Passagenoun

A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.

passage of scriptureShe struggled to play the difficult passages.

Entrynoun

(uncountable) The act of entering.

Passagenoun

Part of a path or journey.

He made his passage through the trees carefully, mindful of the stickers.

Entrynoun

(uncountable) Permission to enter.

Children are allowed entry only if accompanied by an adult.

Passagenoun

The official approval of a bill or act by a parliament.

The company was one of the prime movers in lobbying for the passage of the act.

Entrynoun

A doorway that provides a means of entering a building.

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Passagenoun

(art) The use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.

Entrynoun

(legal) The act of taking possession.

Passagenoun

A passageway or corridor.

Entrynoun

(insurance) The start of an insurance contract.

Passagenoun

(caving) An underground cavity, formed by water or falling rocks, which is much longer than it is wide.

Entrynoun

(Midlands) A passageway between terraced houses that provides a means of entering a back garden or yard.

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Passagenoun

(euphemistic) The vagina.

Entrynoun

A small room immediately inside the front door of a house or other building, often having an access to a stairway and leading on to other rooms

Passagenoun

The act of passing

Entrynoun

A small group formed within a church, especially Episcopal, for simple dinner and fellowship, and to help facilitate new friendships

Passagenoun

(dressage) A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot.

Entrynoun

An item in a list, such as an article in a dictionary or encyclopedia.

Passageverb

(medicine) To pass something, such as a pathogen or stem cell, through a host or medium

He passaged the virus through a series of goats.After 24 hours, the culture was passaged to an agar plate.

Entrynoun

A record made in a log, diary or anything similarly organized; (computing) a datum in a database.

What does the entry for 2 August 2005 say?

Passageverb

(rare) To make a passage, especially by sea; to cross

They passaged to America in 1902.

Entrynoun

(linear algebra) A term at any position in a matrix.

The entry in the second row and first column of this matrix is 6.

Passageverb

To execute a passage movement

Entrynoun

The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure licence to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods.

Passagenoun

the act of passing from one state or place to the next

Entrynoun

(music) The point when a musician starts to play or sing; entrance.

Passagenoun

a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

Entrynoun

an item inserted in a written record

Passagenoun

a way through or along which someone or something may pass

Entrynoun

the act of beginning something new;

they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

Passagenoun

the passing of a law by a legislative body

Entrynoun

a written record of a commercial transaction

Passagenoun

a journey usually by ship;

the outward passage took 10 days

Entrynoun

something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition);

several of his submissions were rejected by publisherswhat was the date of submission of your proposal?

Passagenoun

a short section of a musical composition

Entrynoun

something that provides access (entry or exit);

they waited at the entrance to the gardenbeggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral

Passagenoun

a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass;

the nasal passages

Entrynoun

the act of entering;

she made a grand entrance

Passagenoun

a bodily process of passing from one place or stage to another;

the passage of air from the lungsthe passing of flatus

Passagenoun

the motion of one object relative to another;

stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets

Passagenoun

the act of passing something to another person