Enter - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈentər|  American pronunciation of the word enter
Brit.  |ˈentə|  British pronunciation of the word enter


- to come or go into (syn: come in, get in, go in)
the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
- become a participant; be involved in (syn: participate)
enter a race
enter an agreement
enter a drug treatment program
enter negotiations
- register formally as a participant or member (syn: enrol, enroll, inscribe, recruit)
- be or play a part of or in (syn: figure)
- make a record of; set down in permanent form (syn: put down, record)
- come on stage
- take on duties or office (syn: accede)
- put or introduce into something (syn: infix, insert, introduce)
- set out on (an enterprise or subject of study) (syn: embark)

Extra examples

Knock on the door before you enter the room.

The medication will quickly enter the blood stream.

The river enters the sea near here.

Our son will be entering college next year.

Enter a child in kindergarten

The new battleship is scheduled to enter service next spring.

An actor who's just now entering his prime

The strike has now entered its second week.

We've entered a new phase in our relationship.

The country is entering a period of prosperity.

We entered into a noble forest.

Enter Caliban.

The sword entered in his chest.

Einstein entered school at the age of six.

The teacher enters all her students for the examination.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: enter
he/she/it: enters
present participle: entering
past tense: entered
past participle: entered
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