Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to enter (something) again 2. to return to and enter intransitive verb to enter again

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  • Reenter — Re*[ e]n ter (r?*?n t?r), v. t. 1. To enter again. [1913 Webster] 2. (Engraving) To cut deeper, as engraved lines on a plate of metal, when the engraving has not been deep enough, or the plate has become worn in printing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reenter — Re*[ e]n ter, v. i. To enter anew or again. [1913 Webster] {Re[ e]ntering angle}, an angle of a polygon pointing inward, as a, in the cut. {Re[ e]ntering polygon}, a polygon having one or more re[ e]ntering angles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reenter — index renew (begin again), return (go back) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reenter — or re enter [rē en′tər] vt., vi. to enter again (in various senses) …   English World dictionary

  • reenter — /ree en teuhr/, v.t. 1. to enter again: The guests reentered the reception room after dinner. 2. to participate in once more; resume: to reenter politics after a long absence; mothers reentering the work force after their children are grown. 3.… …   Universalium

  • reenter — verb a) To enter again; return into. The shuttle reentered the atmosphere. b) To enter again; retype, reinput. We had to reenter a days worth of data into the system …   Wiktionary

  • réenter — (ré an té) v. a. Enter de nouveau. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Sous lesquels jettons recoupera on le tronc, lorsqu il sera question d en enter l arbre, si jà ne l a esté dès la bastardiere, ou de le reenter pour plus d affranchissement, O. DE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • reenter — re•en•ter [[t]riˈɛn tər[/t]] v. t. 1) to enter again 2) cvb to participate in once more: to reenter politics[/ex] 3) to record again, as in a list or account 4) to enter again • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • reenter — (ˈ)rē+ verb Etymology: Middle English reentren from re + entren to enter more at enter transitive verb 1. : to enter again 2. : to cut (as engraved lines on a plate of metal) deeper …   Useful english dictionary

  • reenter — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. reappear, come back, reemerge; see enter 1 , return 1 …   English dictionary for students

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