[ US /ˌɛnɝˈteɪn, ˌɛntɝˈteɪn/ ]
[ UK /ˌɛntətˈe‍ɪn/ ]
VERB
  1. provide entertainment for
  2. take into consideration, have in view
    He entertained the notion of moving to South America
  3. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
    entertain interesting notions
    harbor a resentment
    bear a grudge
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How To Use entertain In A Sentence

  • Watching celebs suffer from hunger and lack of home comforts is somehow really entertaining. The Sun
  • Moreover, she is being asked to do this while remaining scrupulously impartial and keeping the viewer entertained with talk of trade deals, tariffs and employment figures. Times, Sunday Times
  • To academic historians they were ‘mere entertainment’ - just mindless pap for gormless morons.
  • The ufological entertainers, mentioned above, have incorporated it as part of their acts.
  • You may also have added expense for client lunches and entertainment. The Guide to Greatness in Sales
  • She provides love, companionship and entertainment, and brings so much happiness to my life.
  • Their lasagna is like eating a cloud .... the little museum next to the church has some interesting objects, and the best entertainment of all is a nice long stroll around town. tashby Current Info on San Sebastian del Oeste
  • The telescreen was emphatically not for entertainment.
  • The second half of the match comfortably surpassed the first in entertainment value.
  • Most of us tend to entertain our friends in the family room; a formal dining room becomes a mail sorting place, and a formal living room is a museum for curios and uncomfortable furniture.
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