Synonyms of enter in English:

enter


See definition of enter

verb

1‘police entered the house’

SYNONYMS

go in, go into, come in, come into, get in, get into, set foot in, cross the threshold of, pass into, move into, gain access to, be admitted to, effect an entrance into, make an entrance into, break into, burst into, irrupt into, intrude into, invade, infiltrate

ANTONYMS

leave

2‘a bullet entered his chest’

SYNONYMS

penetrate, pierce, puncture, perforate, make a hole in, make a wound in

impale, stick, spike, stab, spear, skewer, run through, transfix

rare transpierce

ANTONYMS

leave

3‘America entered the war’

SYNONYMS

join, join in, get involved in, go in for, throw oneself into, engage in, embark on, venture into, venture on, launch into, plunge into, undertake, take up

participate in, take part in, share in, play a part in, play a role in, be a participant in, partake in, contribute to, be associated with, associate oneself with, have a hand in, have something to do with, be party to, be a party to

cooperate in, help with, assist with, lend a hand with

informal get in on the act, pitch in with

ANTONYMS

leave

4‘the planning entered a new phase’

SYNONYMS

begin, start, move into, go into, enter on

informal kick off

formal commence

ANTONYMS

finish

5‘both boys entered the Army at eighteen’

SYNONYMS

join, become a member of, enrol for, enrol in, enlist in, volunteer for, sign up for, take up, become associated with, become connected with, commit oneself to

ANTONYMS

leave

6‘Mum entered a national cookery competition’

SYNONYMS

go in for, put one's name down for, register for, enrol for, sign on for, sign up for, become a competitor in, become a contestant in, gain entrance to, obtain entrance to

compete in, take part in, participate in, be a competitor in, be a contestant in, play in

informal throw one's hat in the ring, be in the running

ANTONYMS

scratch

7‘the cashier entered the details in a ledger’

SYNONYMS

record, write down, set down, put in writing, put down, take down, note, make a note of, jot down, put down on paper, commit to paper

document, put on record, minute, register, chronicle, file, put on file, chart, docket, log

list, catalogue, make an inventory of

rare diarize

ANTONYMS

erase

8‘he entered a plea of guilty’

SYNONYMS

submit, register, lodge, put on record, record, table, file, put forward, place, advance, lay, present, press, prefer, tender, offer, proffer

ANTONYMS

withdraw