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Enter

To form a constituent part; to become a part or partaker; to penetrate; share or mix with, as tin enters into the composition of pewter. To go or come into a place or condition; to make or effect an entrance; to cause to go into or be received into.

In the law of real property, to go upon land for the purpose of taking possession of it. In strict usage, the entering is preliminary to the taking possession but in common parlance the entry is now merged in the taking possession.

To place anything before a court, or upon or among the records, in a formal and regular manner, and usually in writing as in to enter an appearance, or to enter a judgment. In this sense the word is nearly equivalent to setting down formally in writing, in either a full or abridged form.

enter

(Go in), verb arrive, board, come in, cross the threshold, effect an entrance, gain admittance, gain entry, go into, inire, intrare, introire, make an entrance, pass into, set foot in, step in, walk in
Associated concepts: breaking and entering, forcible entry, immigration, lawful entry, open and peaceable entry

enter

(Insert), verb implant, infuse, inject, intercalate, interject, interpose, introduce, intromit, place into, put in, stick in

enter

(Penetrate), verb bore, cut into, cut through, drill, empierce, gore, impale, infiltrate, interpenetrate, lance, perforate, pervade, pierce, prick, puncture, sink into, stab, transpierce

enter

(Record), verb catalogue, check in, chronicle, enroll, file, inscribe, inscroll, jot down, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, place in the record, post, put down, put in writing, put on record, referre, register, set down, tabulate, take down, transcribe, write down, write in
Associated concepts: entered on the record, entry of a judgment
See also: book, compete, embark, enroll, file, impanel, inscribe, introduce, join, note, penetrate, pervade, record, register, set down
References in classic literature ?
At last they entered upon a wooded tract, and here they overtook a party of Nukuheva natives, well armed, and carrying bundles of long poles.
We had, to our great satisfaction, just pitched upon a convenient place for our camp; for as we had just entered upon a desert above five hundred miles over, where we had no towns to lodge at, and, indeed, expected none but the city Jarawena, which we had yet two days' march to; the desert, however, had some few woods in it on this side, and little rivers, which ran all into the great river Udda; it was in a narrow strait, between little but very thick woods, that we pitched our camp that night, expecting to be attacked before morning.
From the earliest epoch of her conscious life, she had entered upon this as her appointed mission.
No one must see the chair-carriage and Dickon and Mary after they turned a certain corner of the shrubbery and entered upon the walk outside the ivied walls.
He first took my altitude by a quadrant, and then, with a rule and compasses, described the dimensions and outlines of my whole body, all which he entered upon paper; and in six days brought my clothes very ill made, and quite out of shape, by happening to mistake a figure in the calculation.
Detectives were also charged with narrowly watching those who arrived at or left London by rail, and a judicial examination was at once entered upon.
The buoyant and clamorous spirits with which they had commenced their march gradually subsided as they entered upon its difficulties.
In due course Tom Perkins took Holy Orders and entered upon the profession for which he was so admirably suited.
I entered upon my duties--how you must have smiled at me behind my back
He could have matched gold, equipages, jewels, art treasures, estates and acres with any Croesus in this proud city of Manhattan, and scarcely have entered upon the bulk of his holdings.
Alexey Alexandrovitch was the only person who did not once look in that direction, and was not diverted from the interesting discussion he had entered upon.
24, 1992), that the pope and President Reagan had entered upon a "sacred alliance .