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.
- entente cordiale,
- enter into,
- enter on,
- enter one's mind,
- enter the lists,
Origin of enter
Examples from the Web for enter
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
Roughly one out of every 33 women who enter the federal prison system is pregnant.
In contrast to so many of those who were drafted, the players did not enter the Vietnam War reluctantly.
Strangers who come at this time of day at once enter the family circle.Historic Highways of America (Vol. 12)|Archer Butler Hulbert
No officer of the Italian government was to enter the Lateran or Vatican palaces upon any official mission.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
I was in a corner of the lower end, when I saw Dubois enter in a stout coat, with his ordinary bearing.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
As soon as the slave saw him enter, she ran to inform her mistress.
With the war effectually over we enter a new economic era, and its immediate effect on prices is difficult to anticipate.Herbert Hoover|Vernon Kellogg
- to go onto and occupy (land)
- mainly USto file a claim to (public lands)
Word Origin for enter
late 13c., from Old French entrer, from Latin intrare "to go into, enter" (source of Spanish entrar, Italian entrare), from intra "within," related to inter (prep., adj.) "among, between" (see inter-). Related: Entered; entering.