enter office

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of enter office

: to begin one's term in office
  • He's been faced with many scandals since he entered office.

Word by Word Definitions

enter play
  1. : to go or come in

  2. : to come or gain admission into a group : join

  3. : to make a beginning

  1. : intestine

office play
  1. : a special duty, charge, or position conferred by an exercise of governmental authority and for a public purpose : a position of authority to exercise a public function and to receive whatever emoluments may belong to it

  2. : a position of responsibility or some degree of executive authority

  3. : a prescribed form or service of worship


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