Definition for EN'TER

EN'TER, v.i.

  1. To go or come in; to pass into; as, to enter into a country.
  2. To flow in; as, water enters into a ship.
  3. To pierce; to penetrate; as, a ball or an arrow enters into the body.
  4. To penetrate mentally; as, to enter into the principles of action.
  5. To engage in; as, to enter into business or service; to enter into visionary projects.
  6. To be initiated in; as, to enter into a taste of pleasure or magnificence. Addison.
  7. To be an ingredient; to form a constituent part. Lead enters into the composition of pewter.

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