Synonyms of threshold


1. threshold, beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset

usage: the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood"

2. threshold, limen, sensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum

usage: the smallest detectable sensation

3. doorway, door, room access, threshold, entrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entree

usage: the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"

4. doorsill, doorstep, threshold, sill

usage: 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

5. brink, threshold, verge, boundary, edge, bound

usage: a region marking a boundary

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