[ US /ˌɛnɝˈteɪn, ˌɛntɝˈteɪn/ ]
[ UK /ˌɛntətˈe‍ɪn/ ]
  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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