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    Definition:
    Enter - (v. t.) To come or go into; to pass into the interior of; to pass within the outer cover or shell of; to penetrate; to pierce; as, to enter a house, a closet, a country, a door, etc.; the river enters the sea.
    Enter - (v. t.) To unite in; to join; to be admitted to; to become a member of; as, to enter an association, a college, an army.
    Enter - (v. t.) To engage in; to become occupied with; as, to enter the legal profession, the book trade, etc.
    Enter - (v. t.) To pass within the limits of; to attain; to begin; to commence upon; as, to enter one's teens, a new era, a new dispensation.
    Enter - (v. t.) To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted; as, to enter a knife into a piece of wood, a wedge into a log; to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc.
    Enter - (v. t.) To inscribe; to enroll; to record; as, to enter a name, or a date, in a book, or a book in a catalogue; to enter the particulars of a sale in an account, a manifest of a ship or of merchandise at the customhouse.
    Enter - (v. t.) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual possession of them.
    Enter - (v. t.) To place in regular form before the court, usually in writing; to put upon record in proper from and order; as, to enter a writ, appearance, rule, or judgment.
    Enter - (v. t.) To make report of (a vessel or her cargo) at the customhouse; to submit a statement of (imported goods), with the original invoices, to the proper officer of the customs for estimating the duties. See Entry, 4.
    Enter - (v. t.) To file or inscribe upon the records of the land office the required particulars concerning (a quantity of public land) in order to entitle a person to a right pf preemption.
    Enter - (v. t.) To deposit for copyright the title or description of (a book, picture, map, etc.); as, "entered according to act of Congress."
    Enter - (v. t.) To initiate; to introduce favorably.
    Enter - (v. i.) To go or come in; -- often with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps.
    Enter - (v. i.) To get admission; to introduce one's self; to penetrate; to form or constitute a part; to become a partaker or participant; to share; to engage; -- usually with into; sometimes with on or upon; as, a ball enters into the body; water enters into a ship; he enters into the plan; to enter into a quarrel; a merchant enters into partnership with some one; to enter upon another's land; the boy enters on his tenth year; to enter upon a task; lead enters into the composition of pewter.
    Enter - (v. i.) To penetrate mentally; to consider attentively; -- with into.
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    Absenter - (n.) One who absents one's self.
    Anenterous - (a.) Destitute of a stomach or an intestine.
    Antidysenteric - (a.) Good against dysentery.
    Antidysenteric - (n.) A medicine for dysentery.
    Antirenter - (n.) One opposed to the payment of rent; esp. one of those who in 1840-47 resisted the collection of rents claimed by the patroons from the settlers on certain manorial lands in the State of New York.
    Archenteric - (a.) Relating to the archenteron; as, archenteric invagination.
    Archenteron - (n.) The primitive enteron or undifferentiated digestive sac of a gastrula or other embryo. See Illust. under Invagination.
    Assenter - (n.) One who assents.
    Augmenter - (n.) One who, or that which, augments or increases anything.
    Carpenter - (n.) An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, ships, etc.
    Carpentering - (n.) The occupation or work of a carpenter; the act of working in timber; carpentry.
    Cementer - (n.) A person or thing that cements.
    Center - (n.) A point equally distant from the extremities of a line, figure, or body, or from all parts of the circumference of a circle; the middle point or place.
    Center - (n.) The middle or central portion of anything.
    Center - (n.) A principal or important point of concentration; the nucleus around which things are gathered or to which they tend; an object of attention, action, or force; as, a center of attaction.
    Center - (n.) The earth.
    Center - (n.) Those members of a legislative assembly (as in France) who support the existing government. They sit in the middle of the legislative chamber, opposite the presiding officer, between the conservatives or monarchists, who sit on the right of the speaker, and the radicals or advanced republicans who occupy the seats on his left, See Right, and Left.
    Center - (n.) A temporary structure upon which the materials of a vault or arch are supported in position until the work becomes self-supporting.
    Center - (n.) One of the two conical steel pins, in a lathe, etc., upon which the work is held, and about which it revolves.
    Center - (n.) A conical recess, or indentation, in the end of a shaft or other work, to receive the point of a center, on which the work can turn, as in a lathe.
    Centered - (imp. & p. p.) of Centre
    Centering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Centre
    Center - (v. i.) Alt. of Centre
    Center - (v. t.) Alt. of Centre
    Centerbit - (n.) Alt. of Centrebit
    Centerboard - (n.) Alt. of Centreboard
    Centerfire cartridge - () See under Cartridge.
    Centering - (n.) Same as Center, n., 6.
    Centerpiece - (n.) Alt. of Centrepiece
    Circumcenter - (n.) The center of a circle that circumscribes a triangle.
    Coelentera - (n. pl.) Alt. of Coelenterata
    Coelenterata - (n. pl.) A comprehensive group of Invertebrata, mostly marine, comprising the Anthozoa, Hydrozoa, and Ctenophora. The name implies that the stomach and body cavities are one. The group is sometimes enlarged so as to include the sponges.
    Coelenterate - (a.) Belonging to the Coelentera.
    Coelenterate - (n.) One of the Coelentera.
    Commenter - (n.) One who makes or writes comments; a commentator; an annotator.
    Complimenter - (n.) One who compliments; one given to complimenting; a flatterer.
    Concentered - (imp. & p. p.) of Concentre
    Concentering - (p. pr & vb. n.) of Concentre
    Concenter - (v. i.) Alt. of Concentre
    Concenter - (v. t.) Alt. of Concentre
    Consenter - (a.) One who consents.
    Disassenter - (n.) One who disassents; a dissenter.
    Disenter - (v. t.) See Disinter.
    Dissenter - (n.) One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or declares his disagreement.
    Dissenter - (n.) One who separates from the service and worship of an established church; especially, one who disputes the authority or tenets of the Church of England; a nonconformist.
    Dissenterism - (n.) The spirit or principles of dissenters.
    Dysenteric - (a.) Alt. of Dysenterical
    Dysenterical - (a.) Of or pertaining to dysentery; having dysentery; as, a dysenteric patient.
    Dysentery - (n.) A disease attended with inflammation and ulceration of the colon and rectum, and characterized by griping pains, constant desire to evacuate the bowels, and the discharge of mucus and blood.
    Enter- - () A prefix signifying between, among, part.
    Entered - (imp. & p. p.) of Enter
    Entering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enter
    Enteradenography - (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestinal glands.
    Enteradenology - (n.) The science which treats of the glands of the alimentary canal.
    Enteralgia - (n.) Pain in the intestines; colic.
    Enterdeal - (n.) Mutual dealings; intercourse.
    Enterer - (n.) One who makes an entrance or beginning.
    Enteric - (a.) Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal.
    Enteritis - (n.) An inflammation of the intestines.
    Enterlace - (v. t.) See Interlace.
    Entermete - (v. i.) To interfere; to intermeddle.
    Entermewer - (n.) A hawk gradually changing the color of its feathers, commonly in the second year.
    Entermise - (n.) Mediation.
    Enterocele - (n.) A hernial tumor whose contents are intestine.
    Enterocoele - (n.) A perivisceral cavity which arises as an outgrowth or outgrowths from the digestive tract; distinguished from a schizocoele, which arises by a splitting of the mesoblast of the embryo.
    Enterography - (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestines; enterology.
    Enterolith - (n.) An intestinal concretion.
    Enterology - (n.) The science which treats of the viscera of the body.
    Enteron - (n.) The whole alimentary, or enteric, canal.
    Enteropathy - (n.) Disease of the intestines.
    Enteropneusta - (n. pl.) A group of wormlike invertebrates having, along the sides of the body, branchial openings for the branchial sacs, which are formed by diverticula of the alimentary canal. Balanoglossus is the only known genus. See Illustration in Appendix.
    Enterorrhaphy - (n.) The operation of sewing up a rent in the intestinal canal.
    Enterotome - (n.) A kind of scissors used for opening the intestinal canal, as in post-mortem examinations.
    Enterotomy - (n.) Incision of the intestines, especially in reducing certain cases of hernia.
    Enterparlance - (n.) Mutual talk or conversation; conference.
    Enterplead - (v. i.) Same as Interplead.
    Enterprise - (n.) That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking; as, a manly enterprise; a warlike enterprise.
    Enterprise - (n.) Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a man of great enterprise.
    Enterprise - (v. t.) To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.
    Enterprise - (v. t.) To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
    Enterprise - (v. i.) To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
    Enterpriser - (n.) One who undertakes enterprises.
    Enterprising - (a.) Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.
    Entertained - (imp. & p. p.) of Entertain
    Entertaining - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entertain
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Enter - v. 1 go or come in or into. 2 come on stage (also as a direction: enter macbeth). 3 penetrate (bullet entered his arm). 4 write (name, details, etc.) In a list, book, etc. 5 register, record the name of as a competitor (entered for the long jump). 6 a become a member of (a society or profession). B enrol in a school etc. 7 make known; present for consideration (enter a protest). 8 record formally (before a court of law etc.). 9 (foll. By into) a engage in (conversation etc.). B subscribe to; bind oneself by (an agreement, contract, etc.). C form part of (a calculation, plan, etc.). D sympathize with (feelings). 10 (foll. By on, upon) a begin; begin to deal with. B assume the functions of (an office) or possession of (property). [latin intra within]
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    Breaking and entering - n. (formerly) the illegal entering of a building with intent to commit a felony.
    Carpenter - n. Person skilled in woodwork. v. 1 make or construct in wood. 2 construct; fit together. carpentry n. [latin carpentum wagon]
    Center - (brit. Centre) n. 1 middle point. 2 pivot or axis of rotation. 3 a place or buildings forming a central point or a main area for an activity (shopping centre; town centre). B (with a preceding word) equipment for a number of connected functions (music centre). 4 point of concentration or dispersion; nucleus, source. 5 political party or group holding moderate opinions. 6 filling in chocolate etc. 7 sport a middle player in a line in some field games. B kick or hit from the side to the centre of a pitch. 8 (attrib.) Of or at the centre. v. (-ring) 1 (foll. By in, on, round) have as its main centre. 2 place in the centre. 3 (foll. By in etc.) Concentrate. [greek kentron sharp point]
    Centerboard - n. (brit. Centreboard) board lowered through a boat's keel to prevent leeway.
    Centerfold - n. (brit. Centrefold) centre spread of a magazine etc., esp. With nude photographs.
    Coelenterate - n. Marine animal with a simple tube-shaped or cup-shaped body, e.g. Jellyfish, corals, and sea anemones. [greek koilos hollow, enteron intestine]
    Dissenter - n. 1 person who dissents. 2 (dissenter) protestant dissenting from the church of england.
    Dysentery - n. Inflammation of the intestines, causing severe diarrhoea. [greek entera bowels]
    Enteric - adj. Of the intestines. enteritis n. [greek enteron intestine]
    Epicenter - n. (brit. Epicentre) 1 point at which an earthquake reaches the earth's surface. 2 central point of a difficulty. [greek: related to *centre]
    Enterprise - n. 1 undertaking, esp. A challenging one. 2 readiness to engage in such undertakings. 3 business firm or venture. [latin prehendo grasp]
    Enterprising - adj. Showing enterprise; resourceful, energetic. enterprisingly adv.
    Entertain - v. 1 occupy agreeably. 2 a receive as a guest. B receive guests. 3 cherish, consider (an idea etc.). [latin teneo hold]
    Entertainer - n. Person who entertains, esp. Professionally.
    Entertaining - adj. Amusing, diverting. entertainingly adv.
    Entertainment - n. 1 entertaining or being entertained. 2 thing that entertains; performance.
    Free enterprise - n. Freedom of private business from state control.
    Gastro-enteritis - n. Inflammation of the stomach and intestines.
    Private enterprise - n. Businesses not under state control.
    Re-enter - v. Enter again; go back in.
    Self-centered - adj. (brit. -centred) preoccupied with oneself; selfish. self-centredly adv. Self-centredness n.
    Tenter - n. Machine for stretching cloth to dry in shape. [medieval latin tentorium: related to *tend1]
    Tenterhook - n. Hook to which cloth is fastened on a tenter. on tenterhooks in a state of suspense or agitation due to uncertainty.
    Unenterprising - adj. Not enterprising.

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