HyperDic: enter

English > 9 senses of the word enter:
VERBmotionenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoto come or go into
competitionenter, participatebecome a participant
socialenter, enroll, inscribe, enrol, recruitregister formally as a participant or member
stativeenter, figurebe or play a part of or in
communicationenter, record, put downmake a record of
creationentercome on stage
socialenter, accedetake on duties or office
contactenter, insert, infix, introduceput or introduce into something
changeenter, embarkset out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
enter > pronunciation
Soundseh'ner; eh'nter
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
abductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo come or go into.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
Synonymscome in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
Narrowerboard, get onGet on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
call at, out inEnter a harbor
dockCome into dock
file inEnter by marching in a file
intrude, irruptEnter uninvited
intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach uponTo intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
penetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
pop inEnter briefly
re-enterEnter again
take the fieldgo on the playing field, of a football team
take waterEnter the water
turn inmake an entrance by turning from a road
walk inEnter by walking
See alsoenter upontake possession of
Oppositeexit, go out, get out, leaveMove out of or depart from
Spanishentrar, ingresar, moverse adentro
Nounsentrance, entering, entrythe act of entering
entrance, enteringa movement into or inward
entrantsomeone who enters
entry, entreesomething that provides access (to get in or get out)
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningBecome a participant; be involved in.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
  • "enter a race"
  • "enter an agreement"
  • "enter a drug treatment program"
  • "enter negotiations"
NarrowerjumpEnter eagerly into
Oppositedrop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the spongeGive up in the face of defeat of lacking hope
Spanishentrar, intervenir, participar
Catalanintervenir, participar
Nounsentrantone who enters a competition
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningregister formally as a participant or member.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsenroll, inscribe, enrol, recruit
Narrowerenlist, draft, muster inEngage somebody to enter the army
matriculateenroll as a student
registerenroll to vote
unionize, unioniserecruit for a union or organize into a union
Broaderregisterrecord in writing
Spanishalistar, apuntar, enrolar, entrar, inscribirse, inscribir, matricular, reclutar
Catalanapuntar, inscriure's, inscriure, matricular-se, matricular, reclutar
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe or play a part of or in.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishconstar, figurar
Catalanconstar de, ésser consignat, figurar
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningmake a record of; set down in permanent form.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsrecord, put down
Categoryrecording, transcriptionThe act of making a record (especially an audio record)
Narroweraccessionmake a record of additions to a collection, such as a library
bookrecord a charge in a police register
chroniclerecord in chronological order
clock in, punch in, clock onRegister one's arrival at work
documentrecord in detail
file, file awayplace in a container for keeping records / records
film, shoot, takemake a film or photograph of something
filmrecord in film
inscribeWrite, engrave, or print as a lasting record
keep, maintainMaintain by writing regular records / records
logEnter into a log, as on ships and planes
log up, clock uprecord a distance travelled
manifestrecord in a ship's manifest
notchnotch a surface to record something
photograph, snap, shootrecord on photographic film
postDisplay, as of records / records in sports games
record, tapeRegister electronically
registerrecord in writing
ring upTo perform and record a sale on a cash register
score, markmake underscoring marks
tally, chalk upKeep score, as in games / games / games
videotape, taperecord on videotape
Broadersave, preserveTo keep up and reserve for personal or special use
Spanishconsignar, entrar, hacer constar, introducir, registrar
Catalanconsignar, entrar, fer constar, registrar
Nounsentryan item inserted in a written record
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningCome on stage.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorydramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Entailsact, play, representPlay a role or part
Spanishentrar, salir a escena, salir
Catalanentrar, sortir a escena
Nounsentrance, enteringthe act of entering
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 7, social
Meaningtake on duties or office.
PatternSomebody ----s
NarrowerascendBecome king or queen
Broadersucceed, come after, followBe the successor (of)
take officeassume an office, duty, or title
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningput or introduce into something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsinsert, infix, introduce
Entailed byplug, stop up, secureFill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
Narrowercannulate, cannulize, cannulise, intubate, canulateintroduce a cannula or tube into
implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plantFix or set securely or deeply
inputEnter (data or a program) into a computer
instill, instilEnter drop by drop
penetrateinsert / insert the penis into the vagina or anus of
plug in, plug into, connectPlug into an outlet
sandwichinsert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects
transplant, graftplace the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishinsertar, introducir
English > enter: 9 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningSet out on (an enterprise or subject of study).
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Narrowertake uppursue or resume
Broaderget down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commenceTake the first ... / first step or steps in carrying out an action

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