enter (enters, present participle entering; past and past participle entered)
- (intransitive) To go or come into an enclosed or partially enclosed space.
- You should knock before you enter, unless you want to see me naked.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, John 3:5 ↗:
- Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
- 1892, Walter Besant, chapter III, in The Ivory Gate: A Novel, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, […], OCLC 16832619 ↗:
- In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. […] Strangers might enter the room, but they were made to feel that they were there on sufferance: they were received with distance and suspicion.
- (transitive) To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted.
- to enter a knife into a piece of wood; to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc.
- (figuratively) To go or come into (a state or profession).
- My twelve-year-old son will be entering his teens next year. She had planned to enter the legal profession.
- (transitive) To type (something) into a computer; to input#Verb|input.
- Enter your user name and password.
- (transitive) To record (something) in an account, ledger, etc.
- (intransitive, law) To become a party to an agreement, treaty, etc.
- I am pleased to notify the Congress of my intent to enter into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Government of Singapore.
- (law, intransitive) To become effective; to come into effect.
- (legal) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual possession of them.
- (transitive, legal) To place in regular form before the court, usually in writing; to put upon record in proper from and order.
- to enter a writ, appearance, rule, or judgment
- to make report of (a vessel or its cargo) at the custom house; to submit a statement of (imported goods), with the original invoices, to the proper customs officer for estimating the duties. See entry.
- (transitive, US, dated, historical) To file, or register with the land office, the required particulars concerning (a quantity of public land) in order to entitle a person to a right of preemption.
- to deposit for copyright the title or description of (a book, picture, map, etc.).
- entered according to act of Congress
- (transitive, obsolete) To initiate; to introduce favourably.
- c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):
- This sword but shown to Caesar, with this tidings, / Shall enter me with him.
- (intransitive) exit
- French: entrer
- German: reingehen, hineingehen, hereingehen, eintreten, betreten, reinkommen, hereinkommen
- Italian: entrare
- Portuguese: entrar
- Russian: (on foot) входи́ть
- Spanish: entrar
- French: taper, saisir
- German: eingeben
- Italian: immettere, digitare
- Portuguese: introduzir, inserir
- Russian: вводи́ть
- German: eingeben
- Russian: впи́сывать
enter (plural enters)
enter (plural enters)Translations
- Russian: ввод