View synonyms for reenter


or re-en·ter

[ ree-en-ter ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to enter again:

    The guests reentered the reception room after dinner.

  2. to participate in once more; resume: mothers reentering the workforce after their children are grown.

    to reenter politics after a long absence;

    mothers reentering the workforce after their children are grown.

  3. to record again, as in a list or account.

verb (used without object)

  1. to enter again:

    The butler exits and reenters at stage left.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of reenter1

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; re-, enter

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Example Sentences

He tried to reenter his house but was shot in the back of the head.

The late-2017 enhancements to the policy came after Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to reenter a game not long after his hands could be seen shaking while he was on the ground following a hit during a game.

The easiest solution is to leave the country for a period of time and then reenter.

Remember to wash your hands thoroughly when you reenter your apartment.

The Saints called a timeout before that touchdown, but Kamara did not reenter the game.

But Obama also has boasted that he ended the U.S. war in Iraq and thus far has been hesitant to reenter the conflict.

It helped him learn to manage his ODD and prepare to reenter society.

The ruse lasted for 20 years until Subramaniam tried to reenter Singapore under a fake name.

The miners' victory made it inevitable that the Illinois operators should eventually reenter the Interstate conference.

The next moment, when he sought with a conscientious sigh to reenter his old mood, he was half shocked to find it gone.

As Annixter turned about to reenter the house, he found himself almost face to face with Hilma Tree.

If the glass stopper is removed and the air is allowed to reenter the flask, the loudness of the sound immediately increases.

It is then pulled out from the mouth sharply and allowed to reenter after each traction.


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