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Definition 1: set out on (an enterprise or subject of study) - [verb of change]

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she embarked upon a new career

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(enter is a kind of ...) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

"We began working at dawn" "Who will start?" "Get working as soon as the sun rises!" "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia" "He began early in the day" "Let's get down to work now"

(... is a kind of enter ) pursue or resume

"take up a matter for consideration"

Definition 2: make a record of; set down in permanent form - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(enter is a kind of ...) to keep up and reserve for personal or special use

"She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

(... is a kind of enter ) record a charge in a police register

"The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"

(... is a kind of enter ) record a distance travelled; on planes and cars

(... is a kind of enter ) make a film or photograph of something

"take a scene" "shoot a movie"

(... is a kind of enter ) record on videotape

(... is a kind of enter ) record on photographic film

"I photographed the scene of the accident" "She snapped a picture of the President"

(... is a kind of enter ) make underscoring marks

(... is a kind of enter ) notch a surface to record something

(... is a kind of enter ) maintain by writing regular records

"keep a diary" "maintain a record" "keep notes"

(... is a kind of enter ) record in film

"The coronation was filmed"

(... is a kind of enter ) record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions

(... is a kind of enter ) enter into a log, as on ships and planes

(... is a kind of enter ) record in detail

"The parents documented every step of their child's development"

(... is a kind of enter ) keep score, as in games

(... is a kind of enter ) register one's arrival at work

(... is a kind of enter ) register electronically

"They recorded her singing"

(... is a kind of enter ) make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library

(... is a kind of enter ) display, as of records in sports games

(... is a kind of enter ) to perform and record a sale on a cash register

"Sally rang up Eve's purchase of tomatoes"

(... is a kind of enter ) record in a ship's manifest

"each passenger must be manifested"

(... is a kind of enter ) write, engrave, or print as a lasting record

(... is a kind of enter ) record in chronological order; make a historical record

(... is a kind of enter ) place in a container for keeping records

"File these bills, please"

(enter belongs to category ...) the act of making a record (especially an audio record)

"she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"

Definition 3: become a participant; be involved in - [verb of competition]

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • enter a race
  • enter an agreement
  • enter a drug treatment program
  • enter negotiations

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of enter ) enter eagerly into

"He jumped into the game"

Definition 4: put or introduce into something - [verb of contact]

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • insert a picture into the text

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(enter is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of enter ) plug into an outlet

"Please plug in the toaster!" "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"

(... is a kind of enter ) insert the penis into the vagina or anus of

"Did the molester penetrate the child?"

(... is a kind of enter ) introduce a cannula or tube into

"Cannulate the blood vessel in the neck"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter (data or a program) into a computer

(... is a kind of enter ) enter drop by drop

"instill medication into my eye"

(... is a kind of enter ) fix or set securely or deeply

"He planted a knee in the back of his opponent" "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

(... is a kind of enter ) insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects

"She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men"

(... is a kind of enter ) place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient

Definition 5: come on stage - [verb of creation]

(enter implies ...) play a role or part

"Gielgud played Hamlet" "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role" "She played the servant to her husband's master"

(enter belongs to category ...) the art of writing and producing plays

Definition 6: to come or go into - [verb of motion]

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of enter ) go on the playing field, of a football team

(... is a kind of enter ) to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

"This new colleague invades my territory" "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter uninvited

"They intruded on our dinner party" "She irrupted into our sitting room"

(... is a kind of enter ) get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

(... is a kind of enter ) make an entrance by turning from a road

"Turn in after you see the gate"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter the water

"the wild ducks took water"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter a harbor

"the ship called in Athens"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter by walking

"She walks in at all hours, as if she lived here"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter briefly

"He popped in for two minutes"

(... is a kind of enter ) enter by marching in a file

(... is a kind of enter ) enter again

"You cannot re-enter the country with this visa"

(... is a kind of enter ) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of enter ) come into dock

"the ship docked"

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • accede to the throne

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(enter is a kind of ...) assume an office, duty, or title

"When will the new President take office?"

(enter is a kind of ...) be the successor (of)

"Carter followed Ford" "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"

(... is a kind of enter ) become king or queen

"She ascended to the throne after the King's death"

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The party recruited many new members

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(enter is a kind of ...) record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions

(... is a kind of enter ) engage somebody to enter the army

(... is a kind of enter ) recruit for a union or organize into a union

"We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers"

(... is a kind of enter ) enroll to vote

"register for an election"

(... is a kind of enter ) enroll as a student

Definition 9: be or play a part of or in - [verb of stative]

Samples where enter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Elections figure prominently in every government program
  • How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?

Synonyms for enter in the sense of this definition

(enter is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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