enter+upon

  • 1 enter upon — index assume (undertake), commence, embark, initiate, undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 enter upon — phrasal verb enter on or enter upon [transitive] Word forms enter on : present tense I/you/we/they enter on he/she/it enters on present participle entering on past tense entered on past participle entered on formal enter on/upon something to… …

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  • 3 enter upon — phr verb Enter upon is used with these nouns as the object: ↑inheritance …

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  • 4 enter upon — verb take possession of She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives • Syn: ↑come upon, ↑luck into • Hypernyms: ↑get, ↑acquire • Verb Frames: Somebody s so …

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  • 5 enter upon — Synonyms and related words: accept, assume, attack, attempt, buckle to, come out, dive into, embark in, embark on, embark upon, endeavor, engage in, enter, enter on, fall into, fall to, get busy, get cracking, get going, get under way, get with… …

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  • 6 enter upon — v. take possession of; take on a job, take on duties …

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  • 7 enter upon — Begin, commence, take the first steps in …

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  • 8 enter upon the domain of another — index encroach Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 enter upon something — ˈenter on/upon sth derived (formal) to start to do sth or become involved in it • to enter on a new career • She entered upon a love affair which was to ruin her marriage. Main entry: ↑enter …

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  • 10 enter upon office — begin work in a position or post …

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  • 11 enter — [ent′ər] vt. [ME entren < OFr entrer < L intrare < intra, within, inside: see INTRA ] 1. to come or go in or into 2. to force a way into; penetrate; pierce [the bullet entered his body] 3. to put into; insert 4. to write down in a record …

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  • 12 Enter — En ter, v. i. 1. To go or come in; often with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps. The year entering. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] No evil thing approach nor enter in. Milton. [1913 Webster] Truth is fallen in the street,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 enter — en|ter W1S1 [ˈentə US ər] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go into)¦ 2¦(start working)¦ 3¦(start an activity)¦ 4¦(computer)¦ 5¦(write information)¦ 6¦(competition/examination)¦ 7¦(period of time)¦ 8¦(start to exist)¦ 9 enter somebody s life …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 enter — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to come in ) to enter by (to enter by the rear door) 2) (D; tr.) ( to enroll ) to enter in (to enter smb. in a contest) 3) (d; intr.) to enter into ( to participate in ) (to enter into negotiations) 4) (D; intr.) to enter on,… …

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  • 15 enter — en•ter [[t]ˈɛn tər[/t]] v. t. 1) to come or go in or into: to enter a room; The thought never entered my mind[/ex] 2) to penetrate or pierce: The bullet entered the flesh[/ex] 3) to put in or insert 4) to become a member of; join 5) to cause to… …

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  • 16 enter — Synonyms and related words: admit, affiliate, affiliate with, appear, arise, associate, balance, balance the books, barge in, be admitted, become manifest, become visible, begin, book, break in, breeze in, burst in, bust in, calendar, capitalize …

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  • 17 enter on — phrasal verb enter on or enter upon [transitive] Word forms enter on : present tense I/you/we/they enter on he/she/it enters on present participle entering on past tense entered on past participle entered on formal enter on/upon something to… …

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  • 18 enter — verb 1 GO INTO a) (I, T) to go or come into a place: Silence fell as I entered the room. | Adie was one of the few reporters who had dared to enter the war zone. b) (T) if an object enters part of something, it goes inside it: The bullet had… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 enter — I (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. II (Roget s IV) v …

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  • 20 enter — en·ter vi: to go or come in; specif: to go upon real property by right of entry esp. to take possession lessor shall have the right to enter and take possession often used in deeds and leases vt 1: to come or go into he breaks into and enter s a… …

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