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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enter-  \En"ter-\  [F.  entre  between,  fr  L.  inter.  See  {Inter-}] 
  A  prefix  signifying  between,  among,  part 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enter  \En"ter\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Entered};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Entering}.]  [OE.  entren,  enteren,  F.  entrer,  fr  L.  intrare 
  fr  intro  inward,  contr.  fr  intero  (sc.  loco),  fr  inter  in 
  between,  between.  See  {Inter-},  {In},  and  cf  {Interior}.] 
  1.  To  come  or  go  into  to  pass  into  the  interior  of  to  pass 
  within  the  outer  cover  or  shell  of  to  penetrate;  to 
  pierce;  as  to  enter  a  house,  a  closet,  a  country,  a  door, 
  etc.;  the  river  enters  the  sea. 
 
  That  darksome  cave  they  enter  --Spenser. 
 
  I,  .  .  .  with  the  multitude  of  my  redeemed,  Shall 
  enter  heaven,  long  absent.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  unite  in  to  join  to  be  admitted  to  to  become  a 
  member  of  as  to  enter  an  association,  a  college,  an 
  army. 
 
  3.  To  engage  in  to  become  occupied  with  as  to  enter  the 
  legal  profession,  the  book  trade  etc 
 
  4.  To  pass  within  the  limits  of  to  attain;  to  begin;  to 
  commence  upon  as  to  enter  one's  teens,  a  new  era,  a  new 
  dispensation. 
 
  5.  To  cause  to  go  (into),  or  to  be  received  (into);  to  put 
  in  to  insert;  to  cause  to  be  admitted;  as  to  enter  a 
  knife  into  a  piece  of  wood,  a  wedge  into  a  log  to  enter  a 
  boy  at  college,  a  horse  for  a  race,  etc 
 
  6.  To  inscribe;  to  enroll;  to  record;  as  to  enter  a  name  or 
  a  date,  in  a  book,  or  a  book  in  a  catalogue;  to  enter  the 
  particulars  of  a  sale  in  an  account,  a  manifest  of  a  ship 
  or  of  merchandise  at  the  customhouse. 
 
  7.  (Law) 
  a  To  go  into  or  upon  as  lands,  and  take  actual 
  possession  of  them 
  b  To  place  in  regular  form  before  the  court,  usually  in 
  writing;  to  put  upon  record  in  proper  from  and  order 
  as  to  enter  a  writ,  appearance,  rule  or  judgment. 
  --Burrill. 
 
  8.  To  make  report  of  (a  vessel  or  her  cargo)  at  the 
  customhouse;  to  submit  a  statement  of  (imported  goods), 
  with  the  original  invoices,  to  the  proper  officer  of  the 
  customs  for  estimating  the  duties.  See  {Entry},  4. 
 
  9.  To  file  or  inscribe  upon  the  records  of  the  land  office 
  the  required  particulars  concerning  (a  quantity  of  public 
  land)  in  order  to  entitle  a  person  to  a  right  pf 
  pre["e]mption.  [U.S.]  --Abbott. 
 
  10.  To  deposit  for  copyright  the  title  or  description  of  (a 
  book,  picture,  map,  etc.);  as  ``entered  according  to  act 
  of  Congress.'' 
 
  11.  To  initiate;  to  introduce  favorably.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enter  \En"ter\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  go  or  come  in  --  often  with  in  used  pleonastically; 
  also  to  begin;  to  take  the  first  steps.  ``The  year 
  entering.''  --Evelyn. 
 
  No  evil  thing  approach  nor  enter  in  --Milton. 
 
  Truth  is  fallen  in  the  street,  and  equity  can  not 
  enter  --Is.  lix.  14. 
 
  For  we  which  have  believed  do  enter  into  rest. 
  --Heb.  iv  3. 
 
  2.  To  get  admission;  to  introduce  one's  self  to  penetrate; 
  to  form  or  constitute  a  part  to  become  a  partaker  or 
  participant;  to  share;  to  engage;  --  usually  with  into 
  sometimes  with  on  or  upon  as  a  ball  enters  into  the 
  body;  water  enters  into  a  ship;  he  enters  into  the  plan 
  to  enter  into  a  quarrel;  a  merchant  enters  into 
  partnership  with  some  one  to  enter  upon  another's  land; 
  the  boy  enters  on  his  tenth  year;  to  enter  upon  a  task; 
  lead  enters  into  the  composition  of  pewter. 
 
  3.  To  penetrate  mentally;  to  consider  attentively;  --  with 
  into 
 
  He  is  particularly  pleased  with  .  .  .  Sallust  for 
  his  entering  into  internal  principles  of  action 
  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enter 
  v  1:  to  come  or  go  into:  "the  ship  entered  an  area  of  shallow 
  marshes.."  [syn:  {come  in},  {get  into},  {get  in},  {go 
  into},  {go  in},  {move  into}]  [ant:  {exit}] 
  2:  become  a  participant;  be  involved  in  "enter  a  race";  "enter 
  an  agreement";  "enter  a  drug  treatment  program";  "enter 
  negociations"  [syn:  {participate}]  [ant:  {drop  out}] 
  3:  register  formally;  as  a  participant  or  member  [syn:  {enroll}, 
  {inscribe},  {enrol},  {recruit}] 
  4:  be  or  play  a  part  of  or  in  "Elections  figure  prominently  in 
  every  government  program";  "How  do  the  elections  figure  in 
  the  current  pattern  of  internal  politics?"  [syn:  {figure}] 
  5:  make  a  record  of  set  down  in  permanent  form  [syn:  {record}, 
  {put  down}] 
  6:  come  on  stage;  in  the  theater 
  7:  put  or  introduce  into  the  body  of  something  "insert  a 
  picture  into  the  text"  [syn:  {insert},  {infix},  {introduce}] 
  8:  set  out  on  (an  enterprise,  subject  of  study,  etc.);  "she 
  embarked  upon  a  new  career"  [syn:  {embark}] 




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