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 for entering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enter \En"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entered; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Entering.] [OE. entren, enteren, F. entrer, fr. L. intrare,
     fr. intro inward, contr. fr. intero (sc. loco), fr. inter in
     between, between. See Inter-, In, and cf. Interior.]
     1. To come or go into; to pass into the interior of; to pass
        within the outer cover or shell of; to penetrate; to
        pierce; as, to enter a house, a closet, a country, a door,
        etc.; the river enters the sea.
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              That darksome cave they enter.        --Spenser.
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              I, . . . with the multitude of my redeemed,
              Shall enter heaven, long absent.      --Milton.
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     2. To unite in; to join; to be admitted to; to become a
        member of; as, to enter an association, a college, an
        army.
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     3. To engage in; to become occupied with; as, to enter the
        legal profession, the book trade, etc.
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     4. To pass within the limits of; to attain; to begin; to
        commence upon; as, to enter one's teens, a new era, a new
        dispensation.
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     5. To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put
        in; to insert; to cause to be admitted; as, to enter a
        knife into a piece of wood, a wedge into a log; to enter a
        boy at college, a horse for a race, etc.
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     6. To inscribe; to enroll; to record; as, to enter a name, or
        a date, in a book, or a book in a catalogue; to enter the
        particulars of a sale in an account, a manifest of a ship
        or of merchandise at the customhouse.
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     7. (Law)
        (a) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual
            possession of them.
        (b) To place in regular form before the court, usually in
            writing; to put upon record in proper from and order;
            as, to enter a writ, appearance, rule, or judgment.
            --Burrill.
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     8. To make report of (a vessel or her cargo) at the
        customhouse; to submit a statement of (imported goods),
        with the original invoices, to the proper officer of the
        customs for estimating the duties. See Entry, 4.
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     9. To file or inscribe upon the records of the land office
        the required particulars concerning (a quantity of public
        land) in order to entitle a person to a right pf
        pre["e]mption. [U.S.] --Abbott.
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     10. To deposit for copyright the title or description of (a
         book, picture, map, etc.); as, "entered according to act
         of Congress."
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     11. To initiate; to introduce favorably. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  entering \entering\ adj.
     incoming; -- of a person or group assuming a role. Opposite
     of leaving and outgoing. [predicate]
  
     Syn: ingoing.
          [WordNet 1.5] Entering edge

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  entering
      n 1: a movement into or inward [syn: entrance, entering]
      2: the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance" [syn:
         entrance, entering, entry, ingress, incoming]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "entering":
     approaching, arriving, booking, cataloging, chronicling, coming,
     enlistment, enrollment, entry, homeward, homeward-bound,
     impanelment, in, inbound, incoming, indexing, inflooding,
     inflowing, ingoing, ingressive, inpouring, inscribing, inscription,
     insertion, intrusive, invasive, inventorying, inward, inward-bound,
     irruptive, listing, logging, matriculation, posting,
     record keeping, recordation, recording, register, registration,
     registry, tabulation
  
  

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