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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: entertain (0.00867 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to entertain.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: provide entertainment for
2: take into consideration, have in view; “He entertained the
notion of moving to South America”
[syn: think of
, toy with
, flirt with
, think about
3: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); “bear a grudge”
“entertain interesting notions”
; “harbor a resentment”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entertained
pr. & vb. n. Entertaining
.] [F. entretenir; entre between
(L. inter) + tenir to hold, L. tenere. See Tenable
1. To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service;
to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep.
You, sir, I entertain for one of my hundred. --Shak.
2. To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to
receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby
some have entertained unawares. --Heb. xiii.
3. To engage the attention of agreeably; to amuse with that
which makes the time pass pleasantly; to divert; as, to
entertain friends with conversation, etc.
The weary time she can not entertain. --Shak.
4. To give reception to; to receive, in general; to receive
and take into consideration; to admit, treat, or make use
of; as, to entertain a proposal.
I am not here going to entertain so large a theme as
the philosophy of Locke. --De Quincey.
A rumor gained ground, -- and, however absurd, was
entertained by some very sensible people.
5. To meet or encounter, as an enemy. [Obs.] --Shak.
6. To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep
in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain
7. To lead on; to bring along; to introduce. [Obs.]
To baptize all nations, and entertain them into the
services institutions of the holy Jesus. --Jer.
Syn: To amuse; divert; maintain. See Amuse
, v. i.
To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he
, n. [Cf. F. entretien, fr. entretenir.]
Entertainment. [Obs.] --Spenser.