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en·ter

 (ĕn′tər)
v. en·tered, en·ter·ing, en·ters
v.tr.
1. To come or go into: The train entered the tunnel.
2. To penetrate; pierce: The bullet entered the victim's skull.
3. To introduce; insert: She entered the probe into the patient's artery.
4.
a. To become a participant, member, or part of; join: too old to enter the army; entered the discussion at a crucial moment.
b. To gain admission to (a school, for example).
5. To cause to become a participant, member, or part of; enroll: entered the children in private school; entered dahlias in a flower show.
6. To embark on; begin: With Sputnik, the Soviet Union entered the space age.
7. To make a beginning in; take up: entered medicine.
8. To write or put in: entered our names in the guest book; enters the data into the computer.
9. To place formally on record; submit: enter a plea of not guilty; enter a complaint.
10. To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
11. To report (a ship or cargo) to customs.
v.intr.
1. To come or go in; make an entry: As the president entered, the band played "Hail to the Chief."
2. To effect penetration.
3. To become a member or participant.
n.
A key on a keyboard or keypad used to enter or confirm a command or other textual input.
Phrasal Verbs:
enter into
1. To participate in; take an active role or interest in: enter into politics; enter into negotiations.
2. To become party to (a contract): The nations entered into a trade agreement.
3. To become a component of; form a part of: Financial matters entered into the discussion.
4. To consider; investigate: The report entered into the effect of high interest rates on the market.
enter on (or upon)
1. To set out on; begin: We enter on a new era in our history.
2. To begin considering; take up: After discussing the budget deficit, they entered on the problem of raising taxes.
3. To take possession of: She entered upon the estate of her uncle.

[Middle English entren, from Old French entrer, from Latin intrāre, from intrā, inside; see en in Indo-European roots.]

en′ter·a·ble adj.

enter

(ˈɛntə)
vb
1. to come or go into (a place, house, etc)
2. to penetrate or pierce
3. (tr) to introduce or insert
4. to join (a party, organization, etc)
5. (when: intr, foll by into) to become involved or take part (in): to enter a game; to enter into an agreement.
6. (tr) to record (an item such as a commercial transaction) in a journal, account, register, etc
7. (tr) to record (a name, etc) on a list
8. (tr) to present or submit: to enter a proposal.
9. (Theatre) (intr) theatre to come on stage: used as a stage direction: enter Juliet.
10. (when: intr, often foll by into, on, or upon) to begin; start: to enter upon a new career.
11. (often foll by: upon) to come into possession (of)
12. (Law) (tr) to place (evidence, a plea, etc) before a court of law or upon the court records
13. (Law) (tr) law
a. to go onto and occupy (land)
b. chiefly US to file a claim to (public lands)
[C13: from Old French entrer, from Latin intrāre to go in, from intrā within]
ˈenterable adj
ˈenterer n

en•ter

(ˈɛn tər)

v.t.
1. to come or go in or into: to enter a room; The thought never entered my mind.
2. to penetrate or pierce: The bullet entered the flesh.
3. to put in or insert.
4. to become a member of; join.
5. to cause to be admitted, as into a school or a competition: to enter a horse in a race.
6. to begin upon; engage or become involved in: to enter the medical profession.
7. to share in; have an intuitive understanding of: able to enter the spirit of the work.
8. to make a record of; record or register.
9. Law.
a. to make a formal record of (a fact).
b. to occupy or take possession of (lands), esp. under rightful claim.
10. to put forward, submit, or register formally: to enter an objection; to enter a bid.
v.i.
11. to come or go in.
12. to be admitted, as into a school or competition.
13. to make a beginning (often fol. by on or upon): to enter upon a new phase in history.
14. to come upon the stage (used in stage directions, often as a 3rd person imperative): Enter Othello.
15. enter into,
a. to participate in; engage in.
b. to investigate; consider.
c. to sympathize with; share in.
d. to form a constituent part or ingredient of.
[1200–50; < Old French entrer < Latin intrāre to enter, derivative of intrā within]
en′ter•a•ble, adj.
en′ter•er, n.

enter

go intocome into
1. 'enter'

If you enter a room or building, you go into it.

Colonel Rolland entered a small cafe.

Enter can be used without an object.

They stopped talking as soon as they saw Brody enter.
2. 'go into' and 'come into'

Enter is a rather formal word, and you do not usually use it in conversation. Instead you say that someone goes into or comes into a room or building.

He shut the street door behind me as I went in.
Boylan came silently into the room.

enter


Past participle: entered
Gerund: entering

Imperative
enter
enter
Present
I enter
you enter
he/she/it enters
we enter
you enter
they enter
Preterite
I entered
you entered
he/she/it entered
we entered
you entered
they entered
Present Continuous
I am entering
you are entering
he/she/it is entering
we are entering
you are entering
they are entering
Present Perfect
I have entered
you have entered
he/she/it has entered
we have entered
you have entered
they have entered
Past Continuous
I was entering
you were entering
he/she/it was entering
we were entering
you were entering
they were entering
Past Perfect
I had entered
you had entered
he/she/it had entered
we had entered
you had entered
they had entered
Future
I will enter
you will enter
he/she/it will enter
we will enter
you will enter
they will enter
Future Perfect
I will have entered
you will have entered
he/she/it will have entered
we will have entered
you will have entered
they will have entered
Future Continuous
I will be entering
you will be entering
he/she/it will be entering
we will be entering
you will be entering
they will be entering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been entering
you have been entering
he/she/it has been entering
we have been entering
you have been entering
they have been entering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been entering
you will have been entering
he/she/it will have been entering
we will have been entering
you will have been entering
they will have been entering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been entering
you had been entering
he/she/it had been entering
we had been entering
you had been entering
they had been entering
Conditional
I would enter
you would enter
he/she/it would enter
we would enter
you would enter
they would enter
Past Conditional
I would have entered
you would have entered
he/she/it would have entered
we would have entered
you would have entered
they would have entered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enter - to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
take the field - go on the playing field, of a football team
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
re-enter - enter again; "You cannot re-enter the country with this visa"
file in - enter by marching in a file
pop in - enter briefly; "He popped in for two minutes"
walk in - enter by walking; "She walks in at all hours, as if she lived here"
call at, out in - enter a harbor; "the ship called in Athens"
take water - enter the water; "the wild ducks took water"
turn in - make an entrance by turning from a road; "Turn in after you see the gate"
board, get on - get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
intrude, irrupt - enter uninvited; "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room"
encroach upon, intrude on, obtrude upon, invade - to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate; "This new colleague invades my territory"; "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"
dock - come into dock; "the ship docked"
enter upon, luck into, come upon - take possession of; "She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives"
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"
jump - enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
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"
muster in, draft, enlist - engage somebody to enter the army
unionise, unionize - recruit for a union or organize into a union; "We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers"
register - enroll to vote; "register for an election"
matriculate - enroll as a student
register - record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
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?"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
5.enter - make a record of; set down in permanent form
recording, transcription - the act of making a record (especially an audio record); "she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"
chalk up, tally - keep score, as in games
clock in, clock on, punch in - register one's arrival at work
record, tape - register electronically; "They recorded her singing"
accession - make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library
post - display, as of records in sports games
ring up - to perform and record a sale on a cash register; "Sally rang up Eve's purchase of tomatoes"
manifest - record in a ship's manifest; "each passenger must be manifested"
inscribe - write, engrave, or print as a lasting record
chronicle - record in chronological order; make a historical record
file away, file - place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills, please"
document - record in detail; "The parents documented every step of their child's development"
log - enter into a log, as on ships and planes
clock up, log up - record a distance travelled; on planes and cars
film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
videotape, tape - record on videotape
photograph, shoot, snap - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
score, mark - make underscoring marks
notch - notch a surface to record something
maintain, keep - maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
film - record in film; "The coronation was filmed"
save, preserve - to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
register - record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
book - record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
6.enter - come on stage
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
7.enter - take on duties or officeenter - take on duties or office; "accede to the throne"
ascend - become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"
take office - assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?"
come after, succeed, follow - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
8.enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
attach - cause to be attached
plug in, plug into, connect - plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
penetrate - insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, intubate - introduce a cannula or tube into; "Cannulate the blood vessel in the neck"
input - enter (data or a program) into a computer
instil, instill - enter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye"
embed, imbed, implant, plant, engraft - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
sandwich - insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects; "She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men"
graft, transplant - place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
9.enter - set out on (an enterprise or subject of study); "she embarked upon a new career"
begin, commence, set out, start, start out, set about, get down, get - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
take up - pursue or resume; "take up a matter for consideration"

enter

verb
1. come or go in or into, arrive, set foot in somewhere, cross the threshold of somewhere, make an entrance He entered and stood near the door.
come or go in or into exit, leave, withdraw, go, depart, issue from, take your leave
2. penetrate, get in, insert into, pierce, pass into, perforate The bullet entered his right eye.
3. join, start work at, begin work at, sign up for, enrol in, become a member of, enlist in, commit yourself to He entered the company as a junior trainee.
join resign, leave, retire, withdraw, go, pull out, drop out
4. participate in, join (in), be involved in, get involved in, play a part in, partake in, associate yourself with, start to be in A million young people enter the labour market each year.
5. begin, start, take up, move into, set about, commence, set out on, embark upon I have entered a new phase in my life.
6. compete in, contest, take part in, join in, fight, sign up for, go in for As a boy he entered many music competitions.
7. record, note, register, log, list, write down, take down, inscribe, set down, put in writing Prue entered the passage in her notebook, then read it aloud again.
8. submit, offer, present, table, register, lodge, tender, put forward, proffer I entered a plea of guilty to the charges.
enter into something begin, take part in, undertake, participate in, embark on, get involved with, become involved with I have not entered into any financial agreements with them.

enter

verb
1. To come or go into (a place):
Nautical: put in.
Idioms: gain entrance, set foot in.
2. To pass into or through by overcoming resistance:
3. To become a member of:
Informal: sign on.
5. To place on a list or in a record:
Translations
يَدْخُليُدْرِجُ إسْمَهُيَشْتَرِك في مُسابَقَهيَبْدَأ
vstoupit
gå ind ikomme indkomme ind itilmeldebegynde på
tulla sisään
ući
bemegybevisz
ganga inn eîa inn íhefja starfkoma eîa fara inn eîa inn ískráskrá, færa inn
入る
...에 들어가다
įeitiįrašytileistis įužregistruoti
ieietienāktierakstītiestātiespieteikt
prihlásiť
vnestivstopiti
gå in
เข้า
đi vào

enter

[ˈentəʳ]
A. VT
1. (= go into, come into) [+ room, country, tunnel] → entrar en; [+ bus, train] → subir a
the phrase has already entered the languagela frase ya ha entrado en el idioma
where the River Wyre enters the Thamesdonde el río Wyre confluye con el Támesis
the ship entered harbourel barco entró en el puerto
the thought never entered my headjamás se me ocurrió, jamás se me pasó por la cabeza
to enter hospital (frm) → ingresar en el hospital
2. (= penetrate) [+ market] → introducirse en; (sexually) → penetrar
3. (= join) [+ army, navy] → alistarse en, enrolarse en; [+ college, school] → entrar en; [+ company, organization] → incorporarse a, entrar a formar parte de; [+ profession] → ingresar en, entrar en; [+ discussion, conversation] → unirse a, intervenir en; [+ war] → entrar en
he entered the churchse hizo sacerdote
he decided to enter a monasterydecidió hacerse monje
he entered politics at a young agese metió en la política cuando era joven
4. (= go in for) [+ live competition, exam] → presentarse a; [+ race, postal competition] → participar en, tomar parte en
5. (= enrol) [+ pupil] (for school) → matricular, inscribir; (for examination) → presentar
how many students are you entering this year?¿a cuántos alumnos presentas este año?
to enter sth/sb for sth: he entered his son for Etonmatriculó or inscribió a su hijo en Eton
to enter a horse for a raceinscribir a un caballo para una carrera
she had intended to enter the piece of work for a competitionsu intención había sido presentar el trabajo a un concurso
6. (= write down) [+ name] → escribir, apuntar; [+ claim, request] → presentar, formular (Fin) [+ amount, transaction] → registrar, anotar (Comm) [+ order] → registrar, anotar
enter your answers in the boxes providedescriba las respuestas en las casillas
7. (= begin) → entrar en
as the war enters its second monthal entrar la guerra en su segundo mes
the crisis is entering a new phasela crisis está entrando en una nueva fase
8. (Comput) [+ data] → introducir
9. (Jur)
to enter an appealpresentar un recurso de apelación
to enter a plea of guilty/not guiltydeclararse culpable/no culpable
B. VI
1. (= come in, go in) → entrar
enter! (frm) → ¡adelante!, ¡pase!
2. (Theat) → entrar en escena
enter, stage leftentra en escena por la izquierda del escenario
enter Macbethentra en escena Macbeth
3.
to enter for [+ live competition] (= put name down for) → inscribirse en; (= take part in) → presentarse a; [+ race, postal competition] (= put name down for) → inscribirse en; (= take part in) → participar en
are you going to enter for the exam?¿te vas a presentar al examen?
enter into VI + PREP
1. (= engage in) [+ agreement] → llegar a; [+ contract] → firmar; [+ relationship, argument] → iniciar; [+ explanation, details] → entrar en; [+ conversation, correspondence, negotiations] → entablar
to enter into the spirit of thingsambientarse
see also partnership A2
2. (= affect) [+ plans, calculations] → influir en
do their wishes enter into your plans at all?¿sus deseos influyen para algo en tus planes?
money doesn't enter into itel dinero no tiene nada que ver
enter on enter upon VI + PREP [+ career] → emprender; [+ period, term of office] → empezar (Comm, Fin) [+ transaction, investment] → realizar
enter up VT + ADV [+ facts, information] → escribir, anotar; [+ diary, ledger] → poner al día

enter

[ˈɛntər]
vt
(= go into) [+ room, building] → entrer dans, pénétrer dans; [+ country] → entrer dans
to enter a room → entrer dans une pièce
[+ club, army] → entrer à; [+ university] → entrer à; [+ parliament] → entrer à
[+ profession] → embrasser
(= go in for) to enter a competition → s'inscrire à une compétition
[+ competitor] → (faire) inscrire
(= write down) → noter
(COMPUTING) [+ data] → entrer, saisir
[+ phase, period of time] → entrer dans
vi (into room, building)entrer
"please knock before entering" → "frappez avant d'entrer, svp"
enter for
vt fus [+ competition, race, exam] → s'inscrire à
vt sep
to enter sb for [+ competition, race] → inscrire qn à
enter into
vt fus [+ explanation] → se lancer dans; [+ negotiations] → entamer; [+ debate] → prendre part à; [+ agreement] → passer
to enter into marriage (= get married) → se marier
no correspondence will be entered into → nous ne donnerons suite à aucun courrier
that doesn't enter into it (= isn't relevant) → cela n'a rien à voir
enter up
vt sep [+ figure, total] → inscrire
enter on
enter upon vt fus [+ course of action] → s'engager dans; [+ career] → débuter

enter

vt
(towards speaker) → hereinkommen in (+acc); (away from speaker) → hineingehen in (+acc); (= walk into) building etcbetreten, eintreten in (+acc); (= drive into) car park, motorwayeinfahren in (+acc); (= turn into) road etceinbiegen in (+acc); (= flow into: river, sewage etc) → münden in (+acc); (= penetrate: bullet etc) → eindringen in (+acc); (= climb into) traineinsteigen in (+acc); (= cross border of) countryeinreisen in (+acc); to enter harbour(in den Hafen) einlaufen; the dispute is entering its fifth yeardie Auseinandersetzung zieht sich jetzt schon ins fünfte Jahr hin; the thought never entered my head or mindso etwas wäre mir nie eingefallen; that idea HAD entered my mind (iro)auf diesen Gedanken bin ich tatsächlich gekommen
(= join, become a member of)eintreten in (+acc); to enter the Army/Navyzum Heer/zur Marine gehen; to enter the ChurchGeistlicher werden; to enter a schoolin eine Schule eintreten; to enter universityein Studium beginnen; to enter a professioneinen Beruf ergreifen
(= record)eintragen (→ in in +acc); (Comput) dataeingeben; to enter somebody’s/one’s namejdn/sich eintragen; enter these purchases under my name (Comm) → tragen Sie diese Käufe auf meinen Namen ein
(= enrol, for school, exam etc) pupilanmelden; (for race, contest etc) horsemelden; competitoranmelden; I entered him in the competitionich meldete ihn zu dem Wettbewerb an
(= go in for) race, contestsich beteiligen an (+dat); only amateurs could enter the racees konnten nur Amateure an dem Rennen teilnehmen
(= submit) appeal, pleaeinlegen; to enter an action against somebody (Jur) → gegen jdn einen Prozess anstrengen or einleiten
(Comput) text etceingeben
vi
(towards speaker) → hereinkommen; (away from speaker) → hineingehen; (= walk in)eintreten; (into bus etc) → einsteigen; (= drive in)einfahren; (= penetrate: bullet etc) → eindringen; (= into country)einreisen
(Theat) → auftreten
(for race, exam etc) → sich melden (for zu)
n (Comput) hit enterEnter drücken

enter

[ˈɛntəʳ]
1. vt
a. (go into, house, vehicle) → entrare in; (road) → prendere; (navy, army) → arruolarsi in; (profession) → intraprendere; (college, school) → iscriversi a; (club) → associarsi a; (debate, discussion, contest, competition) → partecipare a
the thought never entered my head → non mi è mai passato per la testa or l'anticamera del cervello
he entered the Church → si è fatto prete
b. (write down, name, amount, order) → registrare (Comput) (data) → immettere, inserire, introdurre
to enter sb/sth for sth (enrol, pupil, candidate, racehorse) → iscrivere qn/qc a qc
2. vientrare
enter Othello (Theatre) → entra Otello
to enter for (competition, race) → iscriversi a
enter into vi + prep
a. (participate in) → entrare in; (negotiations, argument, debate) → prendere parte a, partecipare a; (explanation) → lanciarsi in; (agreement) → concludere
to enter into conversation with sb → intavolare una conversazione con qn
b. (sb's plans, calculations) → rientrare in
that doesn't enter into it → questo non c'entra
c. to enter into the spirit of thingsentrare nello spirito delle cose
enter upon vi + prepcominciare

enter

(ˈentə) verb
1. to go or come in. Enter by this door.
2. to come or go into (a place). He entered the room.
3. to give the name of (another person or oneself) for a competition etc. He entered for the race; I entered my pupils for the examination.
4. to write (one's name etc) in a book etc. Did you enter your name in the visitors' book?
5. to start in. She entered his employment last week.
enter into
1. to take part in. He entered into an agreement with the film director.
2. to take part enthusiastically in. They entered into the Christmas spirit.
3. to begin to discuss. We cannot enter into the question of salaries yet.
4. to be a part of. The price did not enter into the discussion.
enter on/upon
to begin. We have entered upon the new term.

to enter (not enter into) a room.

enter

يَدْخُل vstoupit gå ind i eintreten καταχωρώ entrar, entrar en tulla sisään entrer ući entrare 入る ...에 들어가다 binnenkomen gå inn wejść entrar входить gå in เข้า girmek đi vào 进入

enter

vt. entrar, introducir, penetrar, ingresar.
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier left him to enter her room, the young man descended the steps and strolled over toward the croquet players, where, during the half-hour before dinner, he amused himself with the little Pontellier children, who were very fond of him.
In the meantime, the scout drew a canoe of bark from its place of concealment beneath some low bushes, whose branches were waving with the eddies of the current, into which he silently motioned for the females to enter.
My darling," said he, "I beg of you, for my sake and for our child's sake, as well as for your own, that you will never for one instant let that idea enter your mind
The disposition of these vast sums by gentlemen wearing patched breeches awakened no sense of the ludicrous, nor did any doubt, reservation, or contingency enter into the plans of the charming enthusiasts themselves.
In fact, he wheeled wholly round, and commenced a step or two, as if designing to enter the shop; but, as it chanced, his purpose was anticipated by Hepzibah's first customer, the little cannibal of Jim Crow, who, staring up at the window, was irresistibly attracted by an elephant of gingerbread.
Furthermore, on the left hand as you enter the front door, is a certain room or office, about fifteen feet square, and of a lofty height, with two of its arched windows commanding a view of the aforesaid dilapidated wharf, and the third looking across a narrow lane, and along a portion of Derby Street.
Brom, who had a degree of rough chivalry in his nature, would fain have carried matters to open warfare and have settled their pretensions to the lady, according to the mode of those most concise and simple reasoners, the knights-errant of yore, -- by single combat; but lchabod was too conscious of the superior might of his adversary to enter the lists against him; he had overheard a boast of Bones, that he would "double the schoolmaster up, and lay him on a shelf of his own schoolhouse;" and he was too wary to give him an opportunity.
The urbane activity with which a man receives money is really marvellous, considering that we so earnestly believe money to be the root of all earthly ills, and that on no account can a monied man enter heaven.
But as I was crowded for space, and wished the other parts of my body to remain a blank page for a poem I was then composing --at least, what untattooed parts might remain --I did not trouble myself with the odd inches; nor, indeed, should inches at all enter into a congenial admeasurement of the whale.
Before they could gather the meaning of his breathless ejaculations he had bounded away, and they saw him enter a shop, over which was a sign: "J.
Her home was unthinkably filthy; you could not enter by the front door at all, owing to the mattresses, and when you tried to go up the backstairs you found that she had walled up most of the porch with old boards to make a place to keep her chickens.
They shout and gesticulate tremendously but cannot agree, and Rodrigo is about to bear away the exhausted Zara, when the timid servant enters with a letter and a bag from Hagar, who has mysteriously disappeared.