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Meaning of ENTER

Pronunciation:  'entur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make a record of; set down in permanent form
  2. [v]  set out on (an enterprise, subject of study, etc.); "she embarked upon a new career"
  3. [v]  become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations"
  4. [v]  register formally; as a participant or member
  5. [v]  put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
  6. [v]  come on stage; in the theater
  7. [v]  to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
  8. [v]  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?"

ENTER is a 5 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: come in, embark, enrol, enroll, figure, get in, get into, go in, go into, infix, inscribe, insert, introduce, move into, participate, put down, record, recruit
 Antonyms: chuck up the sponge, drop out, exit, get out, give up, go out, leave, quit, throw in, throw in the towel
 See Also: accede to, accession, act, attach, be, begin, board, book, call at, cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, chalk up, chronicle, clock in, clock on, clock up, come upon, commence, connect, dock, document, draft, embed, encroach upon, engraft, enlist, enter upon, file, file away, file in, film, get, get on, graft, imbed, implant, input, inscribe, instil, instill, intrude, intrude on, intubate, invade, irrupt, jump, keep, log, log up, luck into, maintain, manifest, mark, matriculate, move in, muster in, notch, obtrude upon, out in, penetrate, penetrate, perforate, photograph, plant, play, plug in, pop in, post, preserve, punch in, re-enter, register, register, represent, ring up, sandwich, save, score, set about, set out, shoot, snap, start, start out, take, take the field, take up, take water, tally, tape, transplant, turn in, unionise, unionize, videotape, walk in



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \En"ter-\ [F. entre between, fr. L. inter. See {Inter-}]
    A prefix signifying between, among, part.
  2. \En"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entered}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Entering}.] [OE. entren, enteren, F. entrer, fr. L. intrare,
    fr. intro inward, contr. fr. intero (sc. loco), fr. inter in
    between, between. See {Inter-}, {In}, and cf. {Interior}.]
    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.
             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
    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
    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)
       (a) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual
           possession of them.
       (b) To place in regular form before the court, usually in
           writing; to put upon record in proper from and order;
           as, to enter a writ, appearance, rule, or judgment.
    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
       pre["e]mption. [U.S.] --Abbott.
    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. [Obs.] --Shak.
  3. \En"ter\, v. i.
    1. To go or come in; -- often with in used pleonastically;
       also, to begin; to take the first steps. ``The year
       entering.'' --Evelyn.
             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
             He is particularly pleased with . . . Sallust for
             his entering into internal principles of action.
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