Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To receive and care for, as a guest; amuse; divert.

Part of speech: verb

To take into consideration; hold, as an opinion.

Part of speech: verb

To receive and care for guests.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "entertain":

  1. When am I going to entertain Mr. Christiansen? - "The Cricket", Marjorie Cooke.
  2. That Mr. Hobart should have taken it was a notion so absurd that his mind refused to entertain it for an instant. - "Terry's Trials and Triumphs", J. Macdonald Oxley.
  3. It is my duty; but of thy grace- tell me whom I entertain. - "The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune", A. D. Crake.