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Enter

En´ter
v. t.1.To come or go into; to pass into the interior of; to pass within the outer cover or shell of; to penetrate; to pierce; as, to enter a house, a closet, a country, a door, etc.; the river enters the sea.
[imp. & p. p. Entered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Entering.]
That darksome cave they enter.
- Spenser.
I, . . . with the multitude of my redeemed,
Shall enter heaven, long absent.
- Milton.
2.To unite in; to join; to be admitted to; to become a member of; as, to enter an association, a college, an army.
3.To engage in; to become occupied with; as, to enter the legal profession, the book trade, etc.
4.To pass within the limits of; to attain; to begin; to commence upon; as, to enter one's teens, a new era, a new dispensation.
5.To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted; as, to enter a knife into a piece of wood, a wedge into a log; to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc.
6.To inscribe; to enroll; to record; as, to enter a name, or a date, in a book, or a book in a catalogue; to enter the particulars of a sale in an account, a manifest of a ship or of merchandise at the customhouse.
7.(Law) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual possession of them.
8.To make report of (a vessel or her cargo) at the customhouse; to submit a statement of (imported goods), with the original invoices, to the proper officer of the customs for estimating the duties. See Entry, 4.
9.To file or inscribe upon the records of the land office the required particulars concerning (a quantity of public land) in order to entitle a person to a right pf preëmption.
10.To deposit for copyright the title or description of (a book, picture, map, etc.); as, "entered according to act of Congress."
11.To initiate; to introduce favorably.
v. i.1.To go or come in; - often with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps.
No evil thing approach nor enter in.
- Milton.
Truth is fallen in the street, and equity can not enter.
- Is. lix. 14.
For we which have believed do enter into rest.
- Heb. iv. 3.
2.To get admission; to introduce one's self; to penetrate; to form or constitute a part; to become a partaker or participant; to share; to engage; - usually with into; sometimes with on or upon; as, a ball enters into the body; water enters into a ship; he enters into the plan; to enter into a quarrel; a merchant enters into partnership with some one; to enter upon another's land; the boy enters on his tenth year; to enter upon a task; lead enters into the composition of pewter.
3.To penetrate mentally; to consider attentively; - with into.
Verb1.enter - to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
Antonyms:
exit, get out, go out, leave - move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
2.enter - become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations"
Synonyms: participate
Antonyms:
chuck up the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, throw in the towel, throw in, give up, quit - give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
3.enter - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
4.enter - be or play a part of or in; "Elections figure prominently in every government program"; "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?"
Synonyms: figure
5.enter - make a record of; set down in permanent form
Synonyms: record, put down
6.enter - come on stage
7.enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
Synonyms: infix, insert, introduce
8.enter - take on duties or office; "accede to the throne"
Synonyms: accede
9.enter - set out on (an enterprise, subject of study, etc.); "she embarked upon a new career"
Synonyms: embark
admit, affiliate, affiliate with, appear, arise, associate, balance, balance the books, barge in, be admitted, become manifest, become visible, begin, book, break in, breeze in, burst in, bust in, calendar, capitalize, carry, carry over, carve, cast up accounts, catalog, chalk, chalk up, charge off, check in, chronicle, close out, close the books, combine, come, come barging in, come breezing in, come busting in, come forth, come forward, come in, come in sight, come into, come out, come to hand, come to light, commence, countersign, credit, creep in, crop out, cross the threshold, crowd in, cut, debit, docket, document, drop in, ease in, edge in, embark in, embark on, embark upon, emerge, engage in, engrave, enlist, enroll, enscroll, enter into, enter on, enter upon, enumerate, fade in, file, fill out, gain admittance, get in, get into, go in, go into, grave, have an entree, have an in, heave in sight, hop in, impanel, incise, index, infiltrate, infuse, ingress, inject, inoculate, inscribe, insert, insinuate, intercalate, interject, interpolate, introduce, intromit, intrude, invade, inventory, irrupt, issue, issue forth, itemize, jam in, join up, jot down, journalize, jump in, keep books, keep score, league with, list, log, look forth, look in, loom, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, mark down, materialize, matriculate, minute, note, note down, offer, outcrop, pack in, participate in, pass into, peep out, penetrate, perfuse, pierce, pigeonhole, place upon record, poll, pop in, post, post up, present, press in, probe, proffer, program, puncture, push in, put down, put in, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, rear its head, record, reduce to writing, register, rise, schedule, score, see the light, set, set down, set foot in, set in, show, show up, sign, sign on, sign up, slip in, sneak in, squeeze in, start, step in, stick in, stream forth, strike a balance, strike the eye, submit, tabulate, take down, take in, take out membership, take up, take up membership, tally, tape, tape-record, team up with, team with, tender, throw in, thrust in, tuck in, turn up, undertake, videotape, visit, wedge in, whip in, work in, write, write down, write in, write out, write up
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