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