Definition of reenter
1 : to enter (something) again
2 : to return to and enter
: to enter again
Examples of reenter in a Sentence
The space shuttle has safely reentered the Earth's atmosphere.
If you leave the theater, you won't be allowed to reenter without showing a ticket stub.
The quarterback reentered the game in the second half.
The original file was corrupted, so they had to reenter the data.
Recent Examples of reenter from the Web
Those who wanted to reenter were being marked with a red Sharpie.
Around 1 p.m., people were cleared to reenter the building.
Taylor reentered the Ultimate Fighter house this season and fought his way to the finale, facing UFC vet Dhiego Lima.
Argentina: Only just reentered capital markets after 15 years of isolation, and President Mauricio Macri wants to strengthen trade ties with anyone willing to listen.
Kate's Law, named after a 32-year-old woman shot and killed in 2015 by an illegal immigrant who had been deported five times, steps up prison sentences for criminals who reenter the United States illegally after being convicted and deported.
The other bill, passed on a 257-167 vote, would increase criminal penalties for people who attempt to reenter the U.S. after being repeatedly deported or convicted of certain felonies.
The other would stiffen penalties for undocumented immigrants who reenter the United States after being deported.
For her directorial debut, Dexter-Jones wrote and directed Cecile on the Phone, an 11-minute short which explores the melodrama that ensues when a former flame reenters one's life.
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First Known Use of reenter
REENTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reenter for English Language Learners
: to go into (a place you have left) again
: to go back into (a game that you were participating in earlier)
: to type in (words, data, etc.) again on a computer
REENTER Defined for Kids
Definition of reenter for Students
: to enter again
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