enter on/upon

Definition of enter on/upon

  1. :  to begin to be in or to take part in (something) She will soon be entering on a new career. The country is entering upon a period of prosperity.

Word by Word Definitions

enterplay
  1. :  to go or come in

    :  to come or gain admission into a group :  join

    :  to make a beginning

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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