entertain

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Verb[change]

Plain form
entertain

Third-person singular
entertains

Past tense
entertained

Past participle
entertained

Present participle
entertaining

  1. You entertain a person by keeping that person interested in what you are doing.
    The comedian is able to entertain the audience for hours.
  2. When you entertain an idea, you think about it.
    I hope he will entertain the idea of inviting us over.

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