Definitions of entertain

The word entertain uses 9 letters:aeeinnrtt.

ENTERTAIN is playable in:

Words With Friends11
Scrabble US9
Scrabble UK9

v. t. - To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep. 2

v. t. - To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as a guest. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - To meet or encounter, as an enemy. 2

v. t. - To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain sentiments. 2

v. t. - To lead on; to bring along; to introduce. 2

v. i. - To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he entertains generously. 2

n. - Entertainment. 2