Definition of Enter upon

1. Verb. Take possession of. "She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives"

Exact synonyms: Come Upon, Luck Into
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enter Upon

entended
entender
entenders
entending
entends
entent
entente
entente cordiale
ententes
entention
ententive
enter
enter'd
enter-
enter into
enter upon (current term)
entera
enterable
enteradenography
enteradenology
enteral
enteral nutrition
enteralgia
enterally
enteramine
enterance
enterate
enterchangeably
enterdynia

Literary usage of Enter upon

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1. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"J) UT if the infant within age enter upon the heire which is in by dis- cent, (que est § eins per discent), as he well may, for that the вате discent was ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... in § 4, that upon the confirmation of the report as to the opening of the street, the commissioners should be authorized to enter upon the land taken, ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1909)
"In this case there was no breach of the peace, and, as we have seen, the defendants had an Irrevocable license to enter upon the plaintiffs premises to make ..."

4. Proceedings (1855)
"I enter upon the discharge of the duties of this import- The Committee rutin-d, and Rov. Am.« »nt"d derated office with serious misgivings. ..."

5. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"Affidavit that ap- that I did not enter upon and occupy any portion of the lands described and declared plicant did not enter open to entry in the ..."

6. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1873)
"It has been considered that if the company enter upon lands without complying with the requisitions of the statute, they are liable in trespass or ..."

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