What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1[intransitive/transitive] to go or come into a place
Soldiers entered the houses, apparently searching for weapons.
The man had entered through the back door.
The bullet missed his kidney because it entered his body at an angle.
They were imprisoned for illegally entering the country.
- 2[transitive] to start to take part in a particular activity or to work in a particular job
There are dozens of new companies entering the software market.
She had hoped to enter the legal profession.
- a.[intransitive/transitive] if you enter a race or competition, or if someone enters you, you put your name on the list of those taking part
She's entered several poetry competitions.
Each owner can enter a horse for a maximum of three races.
The competition is free, and anyone over the age of 18 can enter.
- 3[transitive] to write something somewhere, for example in a book, on a form, or on a computer
You enter the customer's name on this line.
Enter your user name and password.
enter your mind/head
This is the British English definition of enter. View American English definition of enter