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.
Origin of enter
Antonyms for enter
Examples from the Web for unentered
Historical Examples of unentered
All said, his book might be as prized in some unentered future.1492
A search performed by the jerquer of the customs, after a vessel is unloaded, to see that no unentered goods have been concealed.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
On some days much good vacant (unentered) pine was found, and on other days none at all.
Corrected plats, showing the unentered lands of each township which we were directed to examine, were sent to us.
If I might keep the bare room sacred to my meditations, all unentered save by myself!Jewel Weed
Alice Ames Winter
- 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.