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enter

en·ter

enter

 
 
pronunciation:
en tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: entered, entering, enters
definition 1: to come or go in.
synonyms:
come in, go in
antonyms:
exit, leave
similar words:
arrive, break in, flow into, intrude, penetrate, pierce
definition 2: to begin; embark (usu. fol. by upon).
They entered upon a new venture.
synonyms:
begin, embark, start
antonyms:
leave
similar words:
set about
definition 3: to take part (usu. fol. by into).
We wanted to enter into the debate.
synonyms:
engage in, participate in
antonyms:
refrain, withdraw
similar words:
join in
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to come or go into.
antonyms:
exit, leave
similar words:
access, board, break in, infiltrate, invade, penetrate, pierce
definition 2: to introduce; insert.
synonyms:
insert, introduce, put in
antonyms:
remove
similar words:
infix, inject, inset, offer, pass, proffer, propose, submit, suggest, tender
definition 3: to penetrate.
The arrow entered his chest.
synonyms:
penetrate, pierce
similar words:
puncture
definition 4: to gain admission to; enroll.
He entered the university.
synonyms:
enroll in, register, sign up
similar words:
admit, join
definition 5: to compete or participate in.
They will enter the contest.
synonyms:
compete in
similar words:
engage in, enroll in, partake, participate in, register for
definition 6: to become involved in.
Are they going to enter the debate?
synonyms:
join in, participate in
definition 7: to record, as on a list; register, as on a computer.
synonyms:
record, register, tally
antonyms:
delete
similar words:
bill, calendar, catalogue, index, list, lodge, note, put down
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