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Verb: enter  en-tu(r)
  1. To come or go into
    "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes";
    - come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
     
  2. Become a participant; be involved in
    "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations";
    - participate
     
  3. Register formally as a participant or member
    - enroll [N. Amer], inscribe, enrol [Brit, Cdn], recruit
     
  4. Be or play a part of or in
    "Elections enter prominently in every government program";
    - figure
     
  5. (recording) make a record of; set down in permanent form
    - record, put down
     
  6. (dramaturgy) come on stage
     
  7. Take on duties or office
    "enter to the throne";
    - accede
     
  8. Place onto or put into something
    "enter a picture into the text";
    - insert, infix, introduce
     
  9. Set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
    "she entered upon a new career";
    - embark
Noun: enter  en-tu(r)
  1. The key on a computer keyboard that starts a new line when writing text; in other contexts the key usually causes a form or window to perform a default function, e.g. accept the data that has just been input
    - return key, return, enter key
Verb: re-enter  ree'en-tu(r)
  1. Enter again
    "You cannot re-enter the country with this visa"

Derived forms: re-entering, re-enters, re-entered, reentering, reentered, reenters

See also: enter upon

Type of: attach, be, begin, come after, commence, follow, get, get down, key, preserve, register, save, set about, set out, start, start out, succeed, take office

Antonym: drop out, exit

Encyclopedia: Enter, Netherlands