Entertain in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Entertain

(transitive) To amuse (someone); to engage the attention of agreeably. | (transitive and intransitive) To have someone over at one's home for a party or visit. | (transitive) To receive and take into consideration; to have a thought in mind.

Short Example Sentences for Entertain

  • 1. But why entertain these questions? 🔊
  • 2. Will you kindly arrange to entertain more quietly? 🔊
  • 3. I guess we can make shift to entertain you properly. 🔊
  • 4. The whole of the early world did entertain such a belief. 🔊
  • 5. I wish neither to visit nor to entertain frumps. 🔊
  • 6. It is not here that I wish to entertain my friends. 🔊
  • 7. The Yamadaya does not entertain such miserable scamps. 🔊
  • 8. Whilst thou art there alone, I will entertain thee. 🔊
  • 9. The sad tale with which we have endeavored to entertain the reader is over. 🔊
  • 10. We need not entertain a doubt as to whom it is intended to represent. 🔊
  • 11. Can we not entertain any ideas peacefully together in our consciousness? 🔊
  • 12. Faith brought all her treasures to entertain her little visitor. 🔊
  • 13. I got to shine some of the rust off my talk and entertain the ladies. 🔊
  • 14. But we hold no such doctrine; we entertain no such sentiment. 🔊
  • 15. And why make hard work of it when there are ways to entertain easily? 🔊
  • 16. We who know some of the band entertain no illusions as to their innate rarity. 🔊
  • 17. The Arabs entertain a considerable degree of fear and respect for ghosts. 🔊
  • 18. Jonah and Ada were left to entertain the guests, and the party set out. 🔊
  • 19. Too well, my humble prattle never can Have power to entertain so wise a man. 🔊
  • 20. Probably few of them entertain any doubt of the abstract 🔊

How to use Entertain in Sentences?

  • 1. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. 🔊
  • 2. Frank was glad of this, for somehow he had come to entertain a fancy for the smiling young cowboy. 🔊
  • 3. Scott did not for a moment entertain the idea that Meg was wise from any supernatural power. 🔊
  • 4. Let us at length begin to entertain such a purpose among us, and let the past be past. 🔊
  • 5. For the reserves I entertain the very highest regard and even personal affection. 🔊
  • 6. Certain minds seem to entertain a dread of war; certain persons say the Empire is only war. 🔊
  • 7. In Persia, as in Israel, religion had come to entertain the notion of false gods. 🔊
  • 8. The British Admiral, it was also known, did not entertain much respect for mines and torpedoes. 🔊
  • 9. Only by economizing to the utmost extent on these vessels and these weapons could she entertain any hope of success. 🔊
  • 10. But do not charge those who desire that it might be realized, with being actuated, in advocating the change, by unfriendly feelings towards you,--for most assuredly they do not entertain any. 🔊
  • 11. When the evening came, it might be feared they would not be in just the state of mind and body to entertain company. 🔊
  • 12. She did not seem to feel it in any sense incumbent upon her to entertain him, though there was nothing forbidding in her manner. 🔊
  • 13. She felt herself shabby and slovenly beside them, and did not know how she should entertain them, nor could she guess why they had come. 🔊
  • 14. If he desired to entertain a stranger in his house for twenty-four hours, the tenant was required to get permission in writing. 🔊
  • 15. No; they pressed me to go, they wanted me to go with them, they were eager, they wanted to entertain me. 🔊