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Definitions of entering

  1.   the act of entering; " she made a grand entrance"
  2.   Entrance.
  3.   that is going in; " the entering class"; " the ingoing administration"; " ingoing data"
  4.   of Enter
  5.   A passing in; an entrance.
  6.   a movement into or inward
  7.   Alt. of Entrant, edge

Quotes of entering

  1. It's only very recently that women have succeeded in entering those professions which, as Muses, they typified for the Greeks. – Miriam Beard
  2. There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative. – Allan Bloom
  3. Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things. – Constantin Brancusi
  4. In California, of all places, entertainment is the key to a vibrant economy. If we do not develop young adults capable of entering that world, the financial base of this state is sure to suffer and impact all of us. – David Cassidy
  5. Mutual funds give people the sense that they're investing with the big boys and that they're really not at a disadvantage entering the stock market. – Ron Chernow
  6. At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least nobody had heard of my brothers and cousins. – Steven Chu
  7. We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well. – Thad Cochran
  8. I am bitterly opposed to my country entering the war, but if, notwithstanding my opposition, we do enter it, all of my energy and all of my power will be behind our flag in carrying it on to victory. – George William Norris
  9. We're entering a new world in which data may be more important than software. – Tim O'Reilly
  10. But I do feel a little teeny right now that I'm just about ready to start, and winter is entering Half past autumn has arrived. – Gordon Parks
  11. A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is. – Bertrand Russell
  12. I'm prepared to fight as hard as I can against unions entering the University on behalf of our students. – Ruth J. Simmons
  13. An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you've got a situation. – Billy Wilder

Usage examples for entering

  1. He walked slowly down the garden, and, entering the house, went up to his own room. ” – A Girl in Ten Thousand by L. T. Meade
  2. But from the moment of entering they'd had no chance. ” – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  3. The mistress, entering almost immediately, looked rather astonished to see Vivien standing by her desk. ” – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  4. On entering the stage look straight at the public, so that you don't trip. ” – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  5. 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
  6. We were just entering our carriage when the garden- gate opened, and who should come out but the mother- in- law. ” – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  7. 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
  8. “ I met Devine, and he gave me an opportunity of entering his service. ” – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  9. “ " Her friends seem to have discovered her weakness," observed Mrs. Lee, entering the room. ” – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  10. “ Mr. Carmady had ventured, and, he thought, very properly, to call attention to the number of churches that were being built and the number of people who were daily entering the orders. ” – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  11. Fairchild looked up, to see the doctor just entering – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  12. He paused before entering – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  13. Stella saw by the change in his face that it was Thresk who was entering – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. “ No. There are different ways of entering into the blessed life. ” – The Master's Indwelling by Andrew Murray
  19. 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
  20. 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

Idioms for entering