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en·ter·tain

entertain

 
 
pronunciation:
en tr teIn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: entertains, entertaining, entertained
definition 1: to amuse; keep someone interested.
She entertained me with stories about her travels.
 
antonyms:
bore
similar words:
delight, please
definition 2: to have someone as a guest.
We entertained four guests at dinner last night.
similar words:
treat
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