eintreten

(ein verb)

Meanings

1.
to kick in
(for doors or other surfaces that you damage by kicking)
2.
to enter, to join
(In contexts of becoming a member of parties, clubs or societies)
Opposite (closest): austreten
3.
to happen, to take place
(ONLY in the sense of predictions coming true.)
4.
to step in, to come in
(Sounds VERY formal. The common option in daily life is "reinkommen".)

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