re enter

reenter

[ree-en-ter]
verb (used with object)
1.
to enter again: The guests reentered the reception room after dinner.
2.
to participate in once more; resume: to reenter politics after a long absence; mothers reentering the work force after their children are grown.
3.
to record again, as in a list or account.
verb (used without object)
4.
to enter again: The butler exits and reenters at stage left.
Also, re-enter.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see re-, enter

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