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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
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Whenever OnPoint cites a document that is available from the online link, the online link can be entered directly by pressing the Enter key, provided that you are a subscriber to the service.
User may now page through a document by simply pressing the ENTER key to advance to the next page.
For example, position the cursor in B2, click on the Name Box, type Expense and press the Enter key, and the cell is renamed.
However, the three-tier system does have drawbacks because the education system is designed so that children can enter Key Stage Three at the start of secondary school.
For PC users, the other erasing key is "Backspace," found above the Enter key.
When an investor pushes the enter key on her keyboard, the order is sent to a broker, who sends it to a market to be executed.
Users may transport the drug to the "Regimen" box by pressing the Enter key as soon as the desired selection becomes highlighted (eg, "erythrom" for "erythromycin"; Figure 1) or by double-clicking the drug name in the "Available Drugs" box or by pressing the arrow (">") button.
Getting to this list is usually as simple as entering the number next to the listed choice and pressing the enter key.
After the Enter key is pressed, another {GETLABEL} command is used to post a message telling the user to press the Enter key, make changes on the highlighted record, which will be found using a / , data, query, find command, and then press the Enter key again.
The single character which represents the Enter key is the tilde ( ).
Pressing the Enter key brings up the hit list in a short form (70 characters per item) display.