What is entertain?

  • (verb): Provide entertainment for.
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "entertain":

  • (verb): Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings).
    Example: "Entertain interesting notions"
    Synonyms: harbor, harbour, hold, nurse

Famous quotes containing the word entertain:

    Do not entertain doubts if they are not agreeable to you.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Watteau is no less an artist for having painted a fascia board while Sainsbury’s is no less effective a business for producing advertisements which entertain and educate instead of condescending and exploiting.
    Stephen Bayley (b. 1951)

    Teach a child to play solitaire, and she’ll be able to entertain herself when there’s no one around. Teach her tennis, and she’ll know what to do when she’s on a court. But raise her to feel comfortable in nature, and the whole planet is her home.
    Joyce Maynard (20th century)