Synonyms and Antonyms of enter

  1. 1 to go or come in or into the hikers entered the cave with considerable caution Synonyms access, penetrate, pierce Related Words barge (in), breeze (in), burst (in or into), waltz (in); drop in, pop (in); stray (into), wander (into); crash, encroach, gate-crash, infiltrate, infringe, intrude, invade, trespass Phrases set foot in, step into Antonyms depart, exit, leave

  2. 2 to become a member of patriotic young men and women entering the armed services debutantes entering society Synonyms enlist (in), enroll (in), join, sign on (for), sign up (for) Related Words reenlist, reenroll, reenter, rejoin, re-up; get in Near Antonyms drop out, quit, withdraw Antonyms demit

  3. 3 to put (someone or something) on a list new voters fill out a form and elections officials enter their names into the database Synonyms catalog (or catalogue), enroll (also enrol), {h,1}list, index, inscribe, put down, record, register, schedule, slateRelated Words book, card, file, note; classify, compile, tabulate, tally; rescheduleNear Antonyms delete

  4. 4 to offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to the club enters only five new members a year Synonyms admit, receive, takeRelated Words entertain, welcome; fellowship; confirm, ratifyNear Antonyms decline, disallow, disapprove, dismiss, refuse, reject; blackball, blacklist, ostracize; banish, deport, exile, expel, oust, throw outAntonyms ban, bar

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