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  • v. To enter.
  • v. Of a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.
  • v. To join or enter; to begin playing with a group.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to come or go into
  • v. come into fashion; become fashionable
  • v. take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
  • v. to insert between other elements
  • v. be received


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