verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to participate in; engage in.
- to investigate; consider: We will enter into the question of inherited characteristics at a future time.
- to sympathize with; share in.
- to form a constituent part or ingredient of: There is another factor that enters into the situation.
- to go into a particular state: to enter into a state of suspended animation.
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Example sentences from the Web for enter
I thought back to that this week, when the national anthem again entered the news, this time because Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, ordered his team’s home games this season to start without playing the anthem.Mark Cuban had the right idea: It’s time to rethink how we use the national anthem|John Feinstein|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Two teams will fall to the second division, and a third will enter a playoff.Matthew Hoppe was a little-known American soccer player — until he reached the Bundesliga|Steven Goff|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Jakub Vrana, who entered the covid-19 protocols Saturday, was removed from the list Tuesday.For first time in three weeks, Capitals could be at full strength Sunday|Samantha Pell|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
No player had entered the NBA out of high school in more than two decades.An NBA experiment lets draft prospects skip college, stay home and get paid to play|Michael Lee|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
He took the mic from David to demand the team re-sign him as the nine-year veteran enters unrestricted free agency this offseason.Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate Super Bowl LV victory in boat parade|Cindy Boren, Glynn A. Hill|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
For now, the Egyptian government has issued a statement saying that Clooney is free to enter Egypt “whenever she wants.”
Even then, most of us doubted he would show up and actually sign the papers allowing him to enter the 1992 New Hampshire primary.
The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being friends to being a couple.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed|Melissa Leon|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many more German divisions would enter the fray over the next few days.
Roughly one out of every 33 women who enter the federal prison system is pregnant.
One evening, while he was thus engaged, he observed de Patinos and Duke Wharton enter together.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
He was positive he had seen some one enter the room, go to the chair, and take the money from his pockets.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
A little shepherdess is guiding them, as anxious to get them in as they are to enter, for this means the end of her day's work.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
But first he held a whispered colloquy with the Princess, whom he entreated, or persuaded, to re-enter her gorgeous vehicle.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for enter
- to go onto and occupy (land)
- mainly US to file a claim to (public lands)