entry
en·try n pl en·tries
1: the privilege of entering real property see also right of entry
2: the act of entering real property
a warrantless entry by the officer see also trespass
3: the act of making or entering a record (as a plea or judgment)
an entry of default; also: a record entered
a docket entry

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

entry
I (entrance) noun access, adit, admission, entrance, immigration, ingress, ingression, passage associated concepts: entry on land, forcible entry, lawful entry, trespass II (record) noun account, bulletin, chronicle, deposition, file, information preserved in writing, inscription, item, memo, memorandum, minute, nomen, note, recorded item, registration, report, statement recorded in a book, writing, written record associated concepts: entry by court, entry in regular course of business, entry of an appeal, entry of an appearance, entry of an order, entry of judgment, writ of entry III index access (right of way), admittance (acceptance), admittance (means of approach), avenue (route), entrance, file, inflow, ingress, inscription, insertion, item, marginalia, nascency, notation, note (brief comment), portal, record, threshold (entrance)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


entry
A transaction recorded in the bookkeeping records of a business.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


entry
n. The act of entering upon real property; the making of a notation in a court or business record; in criminal law, the act of intruding into a residence with the intention of committing a crime.
See also enter.
@ illegal entry
In immigration law, the act of an alien coming into the country without proper documentation or credentials.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


entry
The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording.
Passage leading into a house or other building or to a room; a vestibule.
The act of a merchant, trader, or other business-person in recording in his or her account books the facts and circumstances of a sale, loan, or other transaction. The books in which such memoranda are first (or originally) inscribed are called books of original entry, and are prima facie evidence for certain purposes.
In copyright law, depositing with the register of copyrights the printed title of a book, pamphlet, and so on, for the purpose of securing copyright on the same.
In immigration law, any coming of an alien into the United States, from a foreign part or place or from an outlying possession, whether voluntary or otherwise.
In criminal law, entry is the unlawful making of one's way into a dwelling or other house for the purpose of committing a crime therein. In cases of burglary, the least entry with the whole or any part of the body, hand, or foot, or with any instrument or weapon, introduced for the purpose of committing a felony, is sufficient to complete the offense.
In customs law, the entry of imported goods at the custom house consists in submitting them to the inspection of the revenue officers, together with a statement or description of such goods, and the original invoices of the same, for the purpose of estimating the duties to be paid thereon.
In real property law, the right or authority to assert one's possessory interest or ownership in a piece of land by going onto the land.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


entry
I
The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording.
 
Passage leading into a house or other building or to a room; a vestibule.
 
The act of a merchant, trader, or other business-person in recording in his or her account books the facts and circumstances of a sale, loan, or other transaction. The books in which such memoranda are first (or originally) inscribed are called books of original entry, and are prima facie evidence for certain purposes.
 
In copyright law, depositing with the register of copyrights the printed title of a book, pamphlet, and so on, for the purpose of securing copyright on the same.
 
In immigration law, any coming of an alien into the United States, from a foreign part or place or from an outlying possession, whether voluntary or otherwise.
 
In criminal law, entry is the unlawful making of one's way into a dwelling or other house for the purpose of committing a crime therein. In cases of burglary, the least entry with the whole or any part of the body, hand, or foot, or with any instrument or weapon, introduced for the purpose of committing a felony, is sufficient to complete the offense.
 
In customs law, the entry of imported goods at the custom house consists in submitting them to the inspection of the revenue officers, together with a statement or description of such goods, and the original invoices of the same, for the purpose of estimating the duties to be paid thereon.
 
In real property law, the right or authority to assert one's possessory interest or ownership in a piece of land by going onto the land.
II A statement of conclusion reached by the court and placed in the court record.

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  • Entry — En try, n.; pl. {Entries}. [OE. entree, entre, F. entr[ e]e, fr. entrer to enter. See {Enter}, and cf. {Entr[ e]e}.] 1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the entry of a person …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entry — [n1] way in to a place access, adit, approach, avenue, door, doorway, entrance, foyer, gate, hall, ingress, ingression, inlet, lobby, opening, passage, passageway, portal, threshold, vestibule; concept 440 Ant. egress, exit entry [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • entry — late 13c., door, gate, that by which a place is entered; c.1300, an entering upon; right of entering, from O.Fr. entree entry, entrance (12c.), originally fem. pp. of entrer to enter (see ENTER (Cf. enter)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Entry —   [engl.], Eingabe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Entry — (engelsk), sportsudtryk for indskud ved væddeløb …   Danske encyklopædi

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  • entry — ► NOUN (pl. entries) 1) an act or the action of entering. 2) an opening through which one may enter, e.g. a door. 3) the right, means, or opportunity to enter. 4) an item entered in a list, account book, reference book, etc. 5) a person who… …   English terms dictionary

  • entry — [en′trē] n. pl. entries [ME < OFr entree < fem. pp. of entrer: see ENTER] 1. a) the act of entering; entrance b) the right or freedom to enter; entree 2. a way or passage by which to enter; door, hall, etc.; entryway 3 …   English World dictionary

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