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v. en·tered, en·ter·ing, en·ters
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.
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.
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.
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.
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enter into

vb (intr, preposition)
1. to be considered as a necessary part of (one's plans, calculations, etc)
2. to be in sympathy with: he enters into his patient's problems.
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w>enter into

vi +prep obj
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(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.
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Often, a retailer will enter into an agreement with a supplier under which it receives a large cash payment and commits to purchase a certain volume of goods.
Under the terms of the asset purchase agreement, Metalico will enter into long-term leases for Niles Iron & Metal's two operating sites in Niles (in Northeastern Ohio), and will retain the services of the company's senior management.
and Peru agreed to enter into a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
"We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with Biolex.
In other business, the board also passed four resolutions to enter into agreements with agencies to begin capital improvement projects that are a part of Gov.
When we enter into it as he did, we look with new eyes on old sources of strength--family, home, church, scrambled eggs on Sunday morning.
In connection with the sale of this business, the parties will enter into supply and distribution arrangements for certain Southern African replacement markets, including South Africa, Federal-Mogul further announced that it has entered into separate agreement to sell its South African retail operations to Lexshell 16 Investment Holdings (Proprietary) Limited, a private investment company located in South Africa.
To enter into force, the treaty must be ratified by 44 specific nations-including India-known to have atomic weapons, power plants, or research reactors.
(59) That one of the contracts would not have been entered into but for the "expectation" that the parties would enter into the otehr contract, however, is not considered conclusive evidence that the two contracts should be aggregated.