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enter/ˈɛntɚ/verb
entersenteredentering
enter
/ˈɛntɚ/
verb
entersenteredentering
Learner's definition of ENTER  
: to go or come into (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
— opposite exit
[+ object] 
: to begin to be in (an organization, school, etc.)
   b  : to cause (someone) to be in an organization, school, etc.
[+ object] 
: to start to do something
   b  : to begin to be in (a particular situation, period of time, etc.)
   c  : to appear for the first time in (something)
: to officially say that you will be in a race, competition, etc.
[+ object]
[no object]
   b  [+ object]  : to officially say that (someone) will be in a race, competition, etc.
◊ If you are entered in a race, competition, etc., you are one of the people who are competing in it.
[+ object] 
: to include (something) in a book, list, etc.
   b  : to type in (words, data, etc.) on a computer
[+ object]  : to make or state (something) in a formal and official way

enter into

[phrasal verb]
enter into (something) 
: to begin to be in or to take part in (something)
: to be a part of or to influence (something, such as a choice or decision)
: to share or become involved in (something)

enter on/upon

[phrasal verb]
enter on/upon (something) 
: to begin to be in or to take part in (something)

enter the picture/scene

: to become involved in something
orenter (into) the equation
: to become something that must be considered or dealt with

enter your mind/head

: to occur in your thoughts
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