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enter in(to) something

1. To move into something. Once you enter into the parking garage, turn left.
2. To agree to something, such as a contract. It is common law that those who enter into a written agreement must adhere to the terms contained therein.
3. To sign up or enlist for something. I'm a pretty good singer, so I'm definitely entering in the talent show this year.
4. To sign someone else up for something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "enter" and "in" or "into." I'm definitely entering Sasha into the talent show this year. She may be shy, but she's a great singer.
5. To become a part of or factor in something. Once my uncle's shortcomings entered into the dinner conversation, I knew that a fight was inevitable. If mom and dad think that alcohol will enter into the equation, they definitely won't let you go to that party.
6. To participate in something. Did you hear that Jody is entering into med school in the fall?
See also: enter, something

enter into something

1. . Lit. to get into something. She entered into the house and immediately went to work. As the people entered into the cathedral, they became quiet.
2. Fig. to join in something; to participate in something. I couldn't get him to enter into the spirit of the party. She just loves to enter into things and have a good time with people.
See also: enter

enter into

1. Participate in, take an active role or interest in, as in We had to think twice before we entered into these negotiations. [Late 1700s]
2. Become party to (a contract), bind oneself, as in The nations entered into a new agreement. [First half of 1500s]
3. Become a component, form a part of, as in Finances soon entered into the discussion. [Early 1700s]
4. Also, go into. Consider, investigate, as in The report entered into the effect of high interest rates, or Let's not go into that. [Mid-1500s]
See also: enter

enter into

1. To participate or take an active interest in something: After college, she entered into politics. The union and management have decided to enter into negotiations in order to settle the strike.
2. To enroll or register someone or something in some activity: I'm going to enter my dog into the competition.
3. To become party to a contract: The nations entered into a trade agreement.
4. To become a part of something: Financial matters entered into the discussion.
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Forward-looking statements, including the statements in this notice regarding Medtronic's expectation to sell notes, repurchase shares of its common stock, enter into convertible note transactions and enter into warrant transactions, are subject to risks and uncertainties.
If Maverick enters into additional convertible note hedge and warrant transactions upon an exercise by the initial purchaser of its option to purchase additional notes to cover overallotments, the other party to such transaction is expected to purchase shares of Maverick's common stock or enter into over-the-counter derivatives transactions linked to Maverick's common stock contemporaneously with such transaction.
As a result, GXS may not be able to enter into the new credit facilities or complete the acquisition or the refinancing on the terms, or in the time frame, currently anticipated, if at all.
Mark Hauf, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, "Although the Company remains optimistic that it will enter into a definitive merger agreement in connection with the previously announced proposal to acquire the Company by merger, there can be no assurances that any transaction will take place or the timing of any such transaction.
may enter into Rule 10b5-1 trading plans from time to time in the future, or may otherwise exercise options and sell the shares issued thereunder.
In late July, it came to our attention that UIT was attempting to enter into negotiations with a company other than MARX," stated Steve Wise Marx's CEO.
There can be no assurance as to whether or when National Golf will enter into an agreement with respect to such a sale transaction.
The Share Exchange Agreement contemplates that C-4, Inprimis and DataWave will enter into a Plan of Arrangement under which all of DataWave's shareholders will become shareholders of Inprimis and DataWave will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Inprimis.
In the event the exemption from NASDAQ is not obtained, the Share Exchange Agreement provides that the parties to the share exchange will enter into lock-up agreements under which they will agree to vote their shares of DataWave (that otherwise would have been exchanged) in favor of the contemplated Plan of Arrangement.
In the event that the Share Exchange is not consummated because the NASDAQ exemption is not obtained, C-4 and the other transferor that would have otherwise transferred their shares of DataWave to Inprimis shall enter into lock-up agreements under which they agree to vote their shares of DataWave in favor of the Plan of Arrangement at the meeting of DataWave shareholders called to approve the transaction.
Second, that the defendants represented on October 5, 2000 that the management of Meridian Insurance Group expected to enter into discussions and/or negotiations with third parties regarding one or more of the alternatives to enhance shareholder value.
However, there is no assurance we will enter into any definitive agreements with the retail mall groups.