from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of reëntering; a new or fresh entry.
  • noun In law, the resuming or retaking possession of lands previously parted with by the person so doing or his predecessors: as, a landlord's reëntry for non-payment of rent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A second or new entry.
  • noun (Law) A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone; -- applied especially to land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises leased, on failure of the tenant to pay rent or perform the covenants in the lease.
  • noun (Whist) a card that by winning a trick will bring one the lead at an advanced period of the hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of retaking possession of land, etc.
  • noun The return of a spacecraft into the Earth's atmosphere.

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

  • noun the act of entering again


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