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Definitions of entering

  1. a movement into or inward
  2. that is going in; " the entering class"; " the ingoing administration"; " ingoing data"
  3. of Enter
  4. Entrance.
  5. A passing in; an entrance.
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Usage examples for entering

  1. They were entering the woods of the park when he suddenly stopped and said: " Do you know that you have had a jolly good revenge- pressed down and running over?" – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. Then how do you explain that on entering the shop while you were upstairs, this unknown person- this stranger- should have called out: 'Here, old woman! – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  3. Stella saw by the change in his face that it was Thresk who was entering. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  4. Another well- known poem was written by her: " She stood outside the gate of heaven and saw them entering in." – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  5. Fairchild looked up, to see the doctor just entering. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  6. No. There are different ways of entering into the blessed life. – The Master's Indwelling by Andrew Murray
  7. But from the moment of entering they'd had no chance. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  8. On entering the room the visitors introduced themselves as Captain and Mrs. Mowbray; but as the captain was young, and Mrs. Mowbray apparently about fifty, they appeared to Edith to be mother and son. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  9. I met Devine, and he gave me an opportunity of entering his service. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  10. And so entering, she found her mother standing in the hall, and heard at once tidings which, though not for her exactly, yet made her forget herself altogether. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  11. On entering the stage look straight at the public, so that you don't trip. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  12. These proposals satisfied her that I was about entering on my duty in earnest, and she became so affable, so pleased with me, that I anticipated that every page of my work would secure me a pleasant visit. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  13. The idea that would strike one on entering it was chiefly this: Why was it a town at all? – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  14. Perhaps today, or tomorrow- perhaps in this car he was entering, perhaps just around the next corner- he would see the face. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  15. The mistress, entering almost immediately, looked rather astonished to see Vivien standing by her desk. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  16. " Her friends seem to have discovered her weakness," observed Mrs. Lee, entering the room. – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
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