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entering

verb
present participle of enter

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1 to go or come in or into
  • the hikers entered the cave with considerable caution

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2 to become a member of
  • patriotic young men and women entering the armed services
  • debutantes entering society

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3 to put (someone or something) on a list
  • new voters fill out a form and elections officials enter their names into the database

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4 to offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to
  • the club enters only five new members a year

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“Entering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entering. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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