Definition of Entertains

1. Verb. (third-person singular of entertain) ¹



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Definition of Entertains

1. entertain [v] - See also: entertain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entertains

entertainable
entertaine
entertained
entertainer
entertainers
entertaineth
entertaining
entertainingly
entertainingness
entertainment center
entertainment centers
entertainment deduction
entertainment industry
entertainments
entertains (current term)
entertake
entertissued
enterwrought
entery
entete
entetee
entextualisation
entextualisations
entextualization
entextualizations
entgegen
enthalphy of vaporization
enthalpic
enthalpies

Literary usage of Entertains

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1. One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick (1913)
"It conjures the scene of their real triumphs, for woman displays herself when she "entertains" as man does when he fights. She patronizes her friends, ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"But he entertains the thought that, in a later epoch " an orang-outang or a chimpanzee may develop the organs which serve for walking, grasping objects, ..."

3. Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York by Solomon Northup (1855)
"... CABIN — THEIR KINDNESS RACHEL REPEATS THE OCCURRENCES OF THE DAY—* LAWSON entertains HIS COMPANIONS WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"It is, we are convinced, utterly false that Mr. Gladstone entertains, or ever did entertain, the extravagant opinions which were freely imputed to him by ..."

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