entertain

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  • She began writing stories when she was at school to entertain her friends.
  • They find out some person of whom the party entertains a high opinion. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12), by Burke
  • During that time he began to entertain the idea of writing a general history of music.
  • His own daughter employed to dance and entertain his own family without his knowing.
  • Various games are set up throughout the field to entertain the students.
  • Nothing entertains me more than to hear people call it easy reading. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 3, by Leonard Huxley
  • Here they entertained students from the nearby university and art school.
  • School boards which might entertain such ideas will find themselves on their own.
  • Within its four years, arranged for stars to travel five million miles to entertain soldiers.
  • Children are also entertained through the special edition published for them.
  • He made a considerable amount of money in these years, and also entertained many visitors.
  • With little to entertain him, he read books as a main activity.
  • He entertained designs upon the throne, even during the life of his mother.
  • We hope we both informed and occasionally entertained you over the years.
  • This was a great way to be entertained and learn music at the same time.
  • When Charles was old enough to go along, he first entertained by dancing.
  • She could no longer travel, but she could continue to entertain her friends, and could continue her writing.
  • It entertains me more almost than any book I ever read. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole v3, Horace Walpole
  • Thomas is entertained with food and dancing, but the lady tells him he must now leave.
  • In the evening, to entertain themselves they sang old songs and often composed their own songs.
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Meaning of entertain

  • verb Provide entertainment for
  • verb Take into consideration, have in view
    He entertained the notion of moving to South America