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1come or go into (a place): [with object]:she entered the kitchen [no object]:the door opened and Karl entered figurativereading the Bible, we enter into an amazing new world of thoughts [no object] used as a stage direction to indicate when a character comes on stage:enter Hamlet [with object] penetrate (something):the bullet entered his stomach [with object] (of a man) insert the penis into the vagina of (a woman). [with object] come or be introduced into:the thought never entered my head 2 [with object] begin to be involved in:in 1941 America entered the war become a member of or start working in (an institution or profession):that autumn, he entered college register as a competitor or participant in (a tournament, race, or examination). start or reach (a stage or period of time) in an activity or situation:the election campaign entered its final phase [no object] (of a particular performer in an ensemble) start or resume playing or singing. 3write or key (information) in a book, computer, etc., so as to record it:children can enter the data into the computer Law submit (a statement) in an official capacity, usually in a court of law:an attorney entered a plea of guilty on her behalf
noun (also enter key)
a key on a computer keyboard that is used to perform various functions, such as executing a command or selecting options on a menu.
1 formal begin (an activity or job); start to pursue (a particular course in life):he entered upon a turbulent political career 2 Law (as a legal entitlement) go freely into property as or as if the owner.