enter (one's) name(redirected from entered their names)
enter (one's) name
To submit one's own or someone else's name for consideration in a selection, such as a competition, application pool, election, etc. I'm thinking about entering my name for class president! Just so you know, I entered your name for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Florida! As has been widely predicted, the governor announced today that he was entering his name for the presidential election next year.
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enter somebody’s/your ˈname (for something),
put somebody’s/your ˈname down (for something)apply for a place at a school, in a competition, etc. for somebody or yourself: Have you entered your name for the quiz yet?
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