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  • enter — en·ter vi: to go or come in; specif: to go upon real property by right of entry esp. to take possession lessor shall have the right to enter and take possession often used in deeds and leases vt 1: to come or go into he breaks into and enter s a… …   Law dictionary

  • enter — [ent′ər] vt. [ME entren < OFr entrer < L intrare < intra, within, inside: see INTRA ] 1. to come or go in or into 2. to force a way into; penetrate; pierce [the bullet entered his body] 3. to put into; insert 4. to write down in a record …   English World dictionary

  • possession are the following: —    • making a PACT with the Devil or demons    • participating in occult or spiritualist rites, including playing with divination devices such as a OUIJA™ or doing automatic writing    • offering or dedicating a child to SATAN    • being the… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • enter — enterable, adj. enterer, n. /en teuhr/, v.i. 1. to come or go in: Knock before you enter. 2. to be admitted into a school, competition, etc.: Some contestants enter as late as a day before the race. 3. to make a beginning (often fol. by on or… …   Universalium

  • enter — /ˈɛntə / (say entuh) verb (i) 1. to come or go in. 2. to make an entrance, as on the stage. 3. to be admitted. –verb (t) 4. to come or go into. 5. to penetrate or pierce: the bullet entered the flesh. 6. to put in or insert: to enter a wedge. 7.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • enter — en•ter [[t]ˈɛn tər[/t]] v. t. 1) to come or go in or into: to enter a room; The thought never entered my mind[/ex] 2) to penetrate or pierce: The bullet entered the flesh[/ex] 3) to put in or insert 4) to become a member of; join 5) to cause to… …   From formal English to slang

  • into — preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Old English intō, from 2in + tō to Date: before 12th century 1. used as a function word to indicate entry, introduction, insertion, superposition, or inclusion < came into the house > < enter into an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Enter — En ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entering}.] [OE. entren, enteren, F. entrer, fr. L. intrare, fr. intro inward, contr. fr. intero (sc. loco), fr. inter in between, between. See {Inter }, {In}, and cf. {Interior}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enter — verb (entered; entering) Etymology: Middle English entren, from Anglo French entrer, from Latin intrare, from intra within; akin to Latin inter between more at inter Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to go or come in 2. to come or gain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enter — To form a constituent part; to become a part or partaker; to impenetrate; share or mix with, as, tin enters into the composition of pewter. Bedford v. Colorado Fuel & Iron Corporation, 102 Colo. 538, 81 P.2d 752, 755. To go or come into a place… …   Black's law dictionary

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