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Is enter a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word enter is a Scrabble US word. The word enter is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

E1N1T1E1R1

Is enter a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word enter is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

E1N1T1E1R1

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Valid words made from Enter

You can make 34 words from 'enter' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'enter'

ENTER 5RENTE 5
TERNE 5TREEN 5

4 letters words from 'enter'

ERNE 4ETEN 4
NETE 4REEN 4
RENT 4RETE 4
TEEN 4TEER 4
TENE 4TERN 4
TREE 4 

3 letters words from 'enter'

EEN 3ENE 3
ERE 3ERN 3
NEE 3NET 3
REE 3REN 3
RET 3TEE 3
TEN 3 

2 letters words from 'enter'

EE 2EN 2
ER 2ET 2
NE 2RE 2
TE 2 

All 5 letters words made out of enter

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word enter. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in enter.

Definitions and meaning of enter

enter

Alternative forms

  • entre (archaic, before circa 1700)

Etymology

From Middle English entren, from Old French entrer, from Latin intrō (enter, verb), from intrā (inside). Has been spelled as "enter" for several centuries even in the United Kingdom, although British English and the English of many Commonwealth Countries (e.g. Australia, Canada) retain the "re" ending for many words such as centre, fibre, spectre, theatre, calibre, sombre, lustre, and litre.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛntə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛntɚ/, [ˈɛɾ̃ɚ]
    • (pinpen merger) IPA(key): [ˈɪɾ̃ɚ]
  • Rhymes: -ɛntə(ɹ)
  • Homophone: inner (pin-pen merger)
  • Hyphenation: en‧ter

Verb

enter (third-person singular simple present enters, present participle entering, simple past and past participle entered)

  1. (intransitive) To go or come into an enclosed or partially enclosed space.
    • In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. [] Strangers might enter the room, but they were made to feel that they were there on sufferance: they were received with distance and suspicion.
  2. (transitive) To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted.
  3. (figuratively) To go or come into (a state or profession).
  4. (transitive) To type (something) into a computer; to input.
  5. (transitive) To record (something) in an account, ledger, etc.
  6. (intransitive, law) To become a party to an agreement, treaty, etc.
    • I am pleased to notify the Congress of my intent to enter into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Government of Singapore.
  7. (law, intransitive) To become effective; to come into effect.
  8. (law) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual possession of them.
  9. (transitive, law) To place in regular form before the court, usually in writing; to put upon record in proper from and order
    to enter a writ, appearance, rule, or judgment
  10. to make report of (a vessel or its cargo) at the custom house; to submit a statement of (imported goods), with the original invoices, to the proper customs officer for estimating the duties. See entry.
  11. (transitive, US, dated, historical) To file, or register with the land office, the required particulars concerning (a quantity of public land) in order to entitle a person to a right of preemption.
  12. to deposit for copyright the title or description of (a book, picture, map, etc.).
    entered according to act of Congress
  13. (transitive, obsolete) To initiate; to introduce favourably.
    • This sword but shown to Caesar, with this tidings, / Shall enter me with him.

Inflection

Synonyms

  • go in, ingo
  • come in

Antonyms

  • (intransitive) exit

Derived terms

  • entrance
  • breaking and entering
  • enter on the boards

Translations

Noun

enter (plural enters)

  1. (computing) Alternative spelling of Enter (the computer key)
  2. (computing) Alternative spelling of Enter (a stroke of the computer key)

Translations

References

  • “enter” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • entre, rente, terne, treen

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish entero (displacing older Catalan forms such as entegre), from Latin integer, integrum. Compare Occitan entièr, French entier, Spanish entero. Doublet of íntegre, a later borrowing from Latin.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ənˈte/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ənˈter/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /enˈteɾ/

Adjective

enter (feminine entera, masculine plural enters, feminine plural enteres)

  1. entire, whole, complete
    Synonym: sencer

Derived terms

  • enterament
  • nombre enter

Noun

enter m (plural enters)

  1. whole number, integer
    Synonyms: nombre enter, nombre sencer
  2. a complete lottery ticket (made up of ten dècims)

Related terms

  • entregar

Further reading

  • “enter” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “enter” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈent(ː)er/, [ˈe̞n̪t̪(ː)e̞r]
  • Rhymes: -enter
  • Syllabification: en‧ter

Noun

enter

  1. Enter (computer key)

Declension


French

Etymology

From a Vulgar Latin *imptāre, contraction of *imputō, imputāre (I graft) (unrelated to imputō (I reckon, attribute)), from inpotus (attested in Salic Law), from Ancient Greek ἔμφυτος (émphutos, planted). The Greek word may have actually reached Gaul through traders at the Mediterranean coastal colonies before the Roman conquest.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.te/

Verb

enter

  1. (agriculture) to graft
  2. to implant

Conjugation

Further reading

  • “enter”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Anagrams

  • entre, entré
  • rente, renté
  • terne

Gaulish

Alternative forms

  • entar

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *enter (between), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁enter (between). Cognates include Celtiberian entara (between), Old Irish eter (between) (Irish idir (between, both)), Latin inter (between), Sanskrit अन्तर् (antár, between, within, into), Oscan 𐌀𐌍𐌕𐌄𐌓 (anter, between), and Old High German untar (between).

Preposition

enter

  1. between, among

References

  • Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, published 2003, →ISBN, page 163.
  • Ranko Matasović, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, published 2009, →ISBN, page 117.

German

Pronunciation

Verb

enter

  1. inflection of entern:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Polish

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈɛn.tɛr/

Noun

enter m inan

  1. (computing) Enter (key on a computer keyboard)

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to go or come in.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)