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Enter

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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en=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

Enterv. t. [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.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "That darksome cave they enter."  [1913 Webster]
    "I, . . . with the multitude of my redeemed,
    Shall enter heaven, long absent.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To unite in; to join; to be admitted to; to become a member of; as, to enter an association, a college, an army.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To engage in; to become occupied with; as, to enter the legal profession, the book trade, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual possession of them.  Burrill.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Abbott.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To deposit for copyright the title or description of (a book, picture, map, etc.); as, “entered according to act of Congress.”  [1913 Webster]
  •  To initiate; to introduce favorably.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Enterv. i. 
  •  To go or come in; -- often with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps.  Evelyn.  [1913 Webster]
    "No evil thing approach nor enter in."  [1913 Webster]
    "Truth is fallen in the street, and equity can not enter."  [1913 Webster]
    "For we which have believed do enter into rest."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To penetrate mentally; to consider attentively; -- with into.  [1913 Webster]
    "He is particularly pleased with . . . Sallust for his entering into internal principles of action."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Enter, v.
1 a intr. (often foll. by into) go or come in. b tr. go or come into. c intr. come on stage (as a direction : enter Macbeth).
2 tr. penetrate; go through (a bullet entered his chest).
3 tr. (often foll. by up) write (a name, details, etc.) in a list, book, etc.
4 a intr. register or announce oneself as a competitor (entered for the long jump). b tr. become a competitor in (an event). c tr. record the name of (a person etc.) as a competitor (entered two horses for the Derby).
5 tr. a become a member of (a society etc.). b enrol as a member or prospective member of a society, school, etc.; admit or obtain admission for.
6 tr. make known; present for consideration (entered a protest).
7 tr. put into an official record.
8 intr. (foll. by into) a engage in (conversation, relations, an undertaking, etc.). b subscribe to; bind oneself by (an agreement etc.). c form part of (one's calculations, plans, etc.). d sympathize with (feelings etc.).
9 intr. (foll. by on, upon) a begin, undertake; begin to deal with (a subject). b assume the functions of (an office). c assume possession of (property).
10 intr. (foll. by up) complete a series of entries in (account-books etc.).

Derivative
enterer n.
Etymology
ME f. OF entrer f. L intrare

THESAURUS

Enter

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, 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

ROGET THESAURUS

Enter

Beginning

VB begin, start, commence, conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter, set out, embark in, incept, initiate, launch, inaugurate, inchoate, rise, arise, originate, usher in, lead off, lead the way, take the lead, take the initiative, head, stand at the head, stand first, stand for, lay the foundations, found, set up, set on foot, agoing, set abroach, set the ball in motion, apply the match to a train, broach, open up, open the door to, get underway, set about, get to work, set to work, set to, make a beginning, make a start, handsel, take the first step, lay the first stone, cut the first turf, break ground, break the ice, break cover, pass the Rubicon, cross the Rubicon, open fire, open the ball, ventilate, air, undertake, come into existence, come into the world, make one's debut, take birth, burst forth, break out, spring up, spring forth, crop up, pop up, appear, materialize, begin at the beginning, begin ab ovo, begin again, begin de novo, start afresh, make a fresh start, take it from the top, shuffle the cards, reshuffle the cards, resume, recommence.

Accounts

VB keep accounts, enter, post, book, credit, debit, carry over, take stock, balance accounts, make up accounts, square accounts, settle accounts, wind up accounts, cast up accounts, make accounts square, square accounts, bring to book, tax, surcharge and falsify, audit, field audit, check the books, verify accounts, falsify an account, garble an account, cook an account, cook the books, doctor an account.

Ingress

VB have the entree, enter, go into, go in, come into, come in, pour into, pour in, flow into, flow in, creep into, creep in, slip into, slip in, pop into, pop in, break into, break in, burst into, burst in, set foot on, ingress, burst in upon, break in upon, invade, intrude, insinuate itself, interpenetrate, penetrate, infiltrate, find one's way into, wriggle into, worm oneself into, give entrance to, insert.

Record

VB record, put on record, place on record, chronicle, calendar, hand down to posterity, keep up the memory, commemorate, report, write, commit to writing, reduce to writing, put in writing, set down in writing, writing in black and white, put down, jot down, take down, write down, note down, set down, note, minute, put on paper, take note, make a note, take minute, take memorandum, make a return, mark, sign, enter, book, post, post up, insert, make an entry of, mark off, tick off, register, enroll, inscroll, file, burn into memory, carve in stone.


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