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Definition of "enter" []

  • To come or go into: The train entered the tunnel. (verb-transitive)
  • To penetrate; pierce: The bullet entered the victim's skull. (verb-transitive)
  • To introduce; insert: She entered the probe into the patient's artery. (verb-transitive)
  • To become a participant, member, or part of; join: too old to enter the army; entered the discussion at a crucial moment. (verb-transitive)
  • To gain admission to (a school, for example). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "enter" in a sentence
  • "~enter:: fileappend, {enter} ` n, C: \Program Files\log. txt"
  • "How does a word enter what Merriam-Webster says is the best-selling U.S. dictionary?"
  • "Shocked as much by Tupra's implicit invitation to secret power as by the procession of public figures engaging in acts of torture and violence, Deza feels the "poison" of the title enter into him."