Part of speech:
Entertain is defined as to make hold the attention of someone and give them fun, to have someone over as a guest, or to think about something.
To kill or destroy in a violent way
To cause to break:
(Intransitive) To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns.
To impart fresh life to; refresh mentally or physically.
To affect with or become affected by irregular and involuntary muscular contractions.
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
To arouse strong feeling in:
To tease or excite pleasurably; titillate:
Cheer means to comfort, encourage or bring joy.
To beguile is defined as to deceive someone in a cunning way or to enchant someone and make him become attracted to you.
To entertain by providing a splendid feast
To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing.
To thwart passage of; veto:
Of or relating to comedy.
That diverts; esp., amusing or entertaining
Agreeably diverting; amusing:
The definition of facetious is a joke made about something serious.
The definition of farcical is a comedy act or a situation that is improbable or exaggerated to the point of being ridiculous.
Making or given to making amusing jokes or witticisms:
The definition of humorous is funny or comical.
Marked by or offering fun, good feelings, and liveliness; festive:
Capable of laughing or inclined to laugh.
The definition of whimsical is playful or out of the ordinary.
Something that amuses or entertains; entertainment
The definition of a distraction is something that takes your attention away from something on which you should be focused.
A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
Enjoyment is defined as a state of feeling pleasure and joy, or is defined as something that causes you to experience pleasure and joy.
A celebration, entertainment, or series of performances of a certain kind, often held periodically
A playful trick; prank
The definition of fun is something that brings pleasure, joy or playfulness.
Merriment is defined as fun, gaiety and enjoyable or festive activities and interactions.
(Slang) An easy task or pleasant experience:
The act or manner of using a card, piece, or ball in a game or sport:
A source of a special delight or pleasure:
To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
(Obs.) To give or assign as security for a debt, etc.
To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate:
To fascinate is defined as to get someone very interested or to hold someone's attention.
To please or satisfy:
Used as an affirmative to an offer.
Sport is defined as to wear, usually something that calls attention.
To dress up; spruce up
To play (with).
To lose energy or strength; grow weary:
To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
The definition of amusing is someone who provides entertainment or who incites laughter.
- Beguile suggests the occupation of time with an agreeable activity, largely to dispel boredom or tedium
- Entertain implies planned amusement or diversion, often with some intellectual appeal another guest entertained us with folk songs
- To divert is to take the attention from serious thought or worry to something that amuses
- the monkey's antics amused him
- Amuse suggests the agreeable occupation of the mind, esp. by something that is light or appeals to the sense of humor we amused ourselves with a game of cards
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