(noun, verb)


1. to come or go into

- the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

Definition categories: motion

2. become a participant; be involved in

- enter a race

- enter an agreement

- enter a drug treatment program

Similar word(s): participate

Definition categories: competition

3. register formally as a participant or member

Similar word(s): enrol, enroll, inscribe, recruit

Definition categories: social, register

4. be or play a part of or in

Similar word(s): figure

Definition categories: stative, be

5. make a record of; set down in permanent form

Similar word(s): record

Definition categories: communication, preserve, save

6. come on stage

Definition categories: creation

7. take on duties or office

Similar word(s): accede

Definition categories: social, follow, succeed

8. put or introduce into something

Similar word(s): infix, insert, introduce

Definition categories: contact, attach

9. set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)

Similar word(s): embark

Definition categories: change, begin, commence, get, start

Sentences with enter as a verb:

- You should knock before you enter, unless you want to see me naked.

- to enter a knife into a piece of wood;  to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc.

- My twelve-year-old son will be entering his teens next year.  She had planned to enter the legal profession.

- Enter your user name and password.

- entered according to act of Congress