The difficulties that perplex men's thoughts and entangle their understandings.Locke.
Allowing her to entangle herself with a person whose future was so uncertain.Froude.
(En*tan"gle*ment) n. State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which
entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
(En*tan"gler) n. One that entangles.
(||En*ta"si*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. . See Entasis.] (Med.) Tonic spasm; applied generically to
denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as tetanus, trismus, etc.
(||En"ta*sis) n. [NL., from Gr. a stretching; fr. in + to extend.]
1. (Arch.) A slight convex swelling of the shaft of a column.
2. (Med.) Same as Entasia.
(En*tass"ment) n. [F. entassement, fr. entasser to heap up.] A heap; accumulation. [R.]
(En*tas"tic) a. [Formed as if fr. (assumed) Gr. . See Entasis.] (Med.) Relating to any disease
characterized by tonic spasms.
(En*tel"e*chy) n. [L. entelechia, Gr. prob. fr. to be complete; + completion, end + to have
or hold.] (Peripatetic Philos.) An actuality; a conception completely actualized, in distinction from mere
(||En*tel"lus) n. [NL., the specific name, fr. Gr. to command.] (Zoöl.) An East Indian long-
tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable
for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.
(En*tend") v. i. [F. entendre, fr. L. intendere. See Intend.] To attend to; to apply one's self to.
(En*ten"der) v. t.
1. To make tender. [R.] Jer. Taylor.
2. To treat with tenderness. [R.] Young.
(En*ten"tive) a. [OF. ententif.] Attentive; zealous. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(En"ter-) [F. entre between, fr. L. inter. See Inter-] A prefix signifying between, among, part.
(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 fr. inter in between, between. See Inter-, In, and cf.
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.
That darksome cave they enter.Spenser.
I, . . . with the multitude of my redeemed,Milton.
Shall enter heaven, long absent.