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1. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the starting point for a new state or experience.

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • outset
  • starting time
  • showtime
  • kickoff
  • offset
  • first
  • start
  • get-go

Antonyms

  • end
  • secondary
  • back
  • latter

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word threshold


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bonds rated below a certain threshold are known as junk bonds.

Quotes containing the word threshold


1. Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
- Andrew Carnegie

2. We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
- James Larkin

3. HopeSmiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

2. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the smallest detectable sensation.

Synonyms

  • sensation
  • limen
  • difference limen
  • differential limen
  • sense impression
  • difference threshold
  • esthesis
  • sense experience
  • differential threshold
  • sense datum
  • aesthesis

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • deactivation
  • ending
  • death

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway.

Synonyms

  • door
  • room access
  • doorway
  • doorstep
  • sill

Antonyms

  • finish
  • credit
  • debit
  • fixed-width font

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close.

Synonyms

  • doorsill
  • door
  • wall
  • room access
  • doorway
  • entranceway
  • outside door
  • entrance
  • casing
  • doorframe
  • doorcase
  • doorstep
  • entry
  • exterior door
  • case
  • entryway

Antonyms

  • uncrate
  • unbox
  • unpack
  • nominative

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] a region marking a boundary.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • verge
  • brink
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • unoriginal
  • late
  • last

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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