reenter

verb re·en·ter \ (ˌ)rē-ˈen-tər \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of reenter

transitive verb
1 : to enter (something) again
2 : to return to and enter
intransitive verb
: to enter again

Examples of reenter in a Sentence

  1. The space shuttle has safely reentered the Earth's atmosphere.

  2. If you leave the theater, you won't be allowed to reenter without showing a ticket stub.

  3. The quarterback reentered the game in the second half.

  4. The original file was corrupted, so they had to reenter the data.

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First Known Use of reenter

15th century


REENTER Defined for English Language Learners

reenter

verb

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

reenter

verb re·en·ter \ ˌrē-ˈen-tər \

Definition of reenter for Students

reentered; reentering
: to enter again


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