enter

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. penetrate, pierce; go or come in; insert; trespass, invade, board; begin, start, take up; list, record, inscribe, enroll, register, file; join. See composition, ingress, accounting.
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(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To enter physically]
Syn. come in, go in, get in, get into, set foot in, invade, penetrate, intrude, break in, pass in, pass into, walk in, step in, drive in, burst in, rush in, charge in, storm in, barge in, crash in, make way into, gain entree, gain admission, be admitted, reenter, make an entrance, access, slip in, sneak in, slink in, steal in, wriggle in, creep in, crawl in, edge in, squeeze in, insinuate oneself, worm oneself into, infiltrate, filter in, insert, pierce, put in, push in, move in, work in, hop in, jump in, crowd in, throng in, pile in, jam in, pour in, fall into, butt in, horn in, breeze in*, bust in*, blow in*, bop in*.
Ant. leave*, depart, exit.
2. [To enter upon]
Syn. start, open, make a beginning; see begin 1 , 2 .
3. [To join]
Syn. enroll, subscribe, take part in; see join 2 .
4. [To write down]
Syn. record, register, inscribe; see list 1 , record 1 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. come or go in gain entree, make an entrance, infiltrate, intrude, set foot in, penetrate, *burst in, *breeze in, trespass.
begin start, commence, set out, launch.join enlist in, enroll, embark on, sign up.record register, log in, sign up, post, inscribe.
ANT.: 1. exit, leave
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To come or go into (a place): come in, go in, penetrate. Nautical: put in. Idioms: gain entrance (or entry), set foot in. See ENTER. 2. To pass into or through by overcoming resistance: break (through), penetrate, perforate, pierce, puncture. See ENTER. 3. To become a member of: enlist, enroll, join, muster in, sign up. Informal: sign on. See PARTICIPATE. 4. To go about the initial step in doing (something): approach, begin, commence, embark, get off, inaugurate, initiate, institute, launch, lead off, open, set about, set out, set to, start, take on, take up, undertake. Informal: kick off. Idioms: get cracking, get going, get the show on the road. See START. 5. To place on a list or in a record: insert, post3, record, register. See REMEMBER.

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