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Another word for entertainment

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Noun
  1. Something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain

      1. Alternative form of recreation (the process of recreating or the result of this process).
      2. Refreshment in body or mind, as after work, by some form of play, amusement, or relaxation
      3. Any form of play, amusement, or relaxation used for this purpose, as games, sports, or hobbies
      1. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
      2. Anything that diverts or distracts the attention; specif., a pastime or amusement
      3. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
      1. The act of distracting, or the condition of being distracted:
      2. Something that makes it difficult to pay attention or that draws attention away from familiar or everyday concerns:
      3. Anything that gives mental relaxation; amusement; diversion
      1. The condition of being amused
      2. (Uncountable) Entertainment
      3. (Countable) An activity that is entertaining or amusing, such as dancing, gunning, or fishing.
    See also:

    excite

  2. The condition of being amused

    See also:

    excite

Another word for entertainment

Noun
  1. The act of amusing

  2. Something intended to entertain

      1. An elaborate, spectacular entertainment or display:
      2. (Music) A composition marked by freedom and diversity of form, often with burlesque elements and satirical or parodic intent.
      3. An event or display (dramatic, musical, etc.) of fantastic or chaotic behaviour or conduct.
      1. A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior:
      2. Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.
      3. Something like a pair of eyeglasses in shape, use, etc.
      1. The act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed.
      2. Food or drink or both, esp. as a light meal
      3. Something that refreshes, as food, drink, or rest
      1. A light meal; lunch
      2. Food or drink taken after a period of hunger or fatigue; refreshment
      3. Reingestion of fecal material to obtain nutrients, as is practiced by rabbits and rats.
      1. (Informal) An unidentified or unidentifiable gadget.
      2. An informal performance by folk singers, typically with participation by the audience.
      3. An informal, festive performance by folk singers, often including audience participation with the use of acoustic instruments.
      1. Something, such as an unexpected encounter, event, or gift, that surprises.
      2. The act of surprising or the condition of being surprised:
      3. The state of being surprised; a feeling aroused by something unusual or unexpected; wonder or astonishment
      1. Any form of play or way of playing; amusement; recreation; sport; frolic; play
      2. (Mathematics) A model of a competitive situation that identifies interested parties and stipulates rules governing all aspects of the competition, used in game theory to determine the optimal course of action for an interested party.
      3. A particular style or manner of playing a game:
      1. Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
      2. Someone's turn to treat
      3. A source of a special delight or pleasure:
      1. Conversion of transmitted electromagnetic signals into perceptible forms, such as sound or light, by means of antennas and electronic equipment.
      2. A social function, often formal, for the receiving of guests
      3. A social function, especially one intended to provide a welcome or greeting:
      1. Unity achieved by mutual communication of views, ideas, and opinions:
      2. (Uncountable) Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.
      3. A program of vocal or instrumental music, usually one in which a number of musicians perform together
      1. A piece of music for dancing
      2. A series of motions and steps, such as the waltz or tango, usually performed to music.
      3. The music composed or played for a certain kind of dance or for a particular dance.
      1. Such an activity, esp. when competitive, requiring more or less vigorous bodily exertion and carried on, sometimes as a profession, according to some traditional form or set of rules, whether outdoors, as football, golf, etc., or indoors, as basketball, bowling, etc.
      2. One known for the manner of one's acceptance of rules, especially of a game, or of a difficult situation:
      3. An object of mockery, jest, or play:
      1. The presentation of such a work:
      2. A long narrative work of this form:
      3. A recorded sequence of film or video images displayed on a screen with sufficient rapidity as to create the illusion of motion and continuity.
      1. A movie.
      2. A film.
      3. A sequence of images depicting people or objects in motion, preserved on a recording medium and capable of being projected for viewing.
      1. (Uncountable) An electronic communication medium that allows the transmission of real-time visual images, and often sound.
      2. The practice, science, or medium of transmitting moving images by radio waves, cable wires, or satellite to receivers consisting of a display monitor, tuner, and electronic circuitry: images may be produced by means of a camera tube, such as an image orthicon or vidicon, or a CCD device that converts light rays into electrical signals that are sent to a receiver for reproduction of the image, as by reconverting the signals into electron beams that are projected against the fluorescent screen of the kinescope, or picture tube, or by the use of LCD or plasma, flat-panel displays
      3. Video content, especially short programs, created for or distributed through such a system:
      1. (Slang) A pleasant experience
      2. (Slang) An easy task or pleasant experience:
      3. An easy or pleasant task.
      1. An elaborate meal; feast
      2. A ceremonial dinner honoring a particular guest or occasion.
      3. A formal dinner for many people, usually with toasts and speeches
      1. A meal that is well prepared and abundantly enjoyed.
      2. Something giving great pleasure or satisfaction:
      3. A large, elaborately prepared meal, usually for many persons and often accompanied by entertainment; a banquet.
      1. A festival; entertainment; esp., a gala entertainment held outdoors
      2. An elaborate party.
      3. An elaborate, often outdoor entertainment.
      1. A gathering for social entertainment, or the entertainment itself, often of a specific nature
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A person or group involved in an enterprise; a participant or accessory:
      1. This kind of entertainment
      2. A restaurant or cafe with dancing, singing, skits, etc. as entertainment
      3. The floor show presented by such a restaurant or nightclub.
      1. A series of entertainments presented in a nightclub.
      2. A show presenting singers, dancers, etc. in a restaurant, nightclub, etc.
      1. The way in which a food is served; esp., the often artistic arrangement of food on a plate to make it especially appealing
      2. The style or manner with which something is offered for consideration or display:
      3. A performance, as of a play
      1. A situation or display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated:
      2. A work produced for the stage, screen, television, or radio.
      3. The making of a film or video, specif., the phase involving actual shooting
      1. Activity engaged in for amusement or recreation; sport, games, etc.; often, specif., the natural activities of children
      2. A maneuver, move, or act in a game; specif., a planned, coordinated action executed by members of a team during a game
      3. The act or manner of engaging in a game or sport:
      1. A display; a manifestation:
      2. Display or outward appearance:
      3. A presentation of entertainment, as a theatrical production, TV program, film, etc.
      1. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
      2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      3. A formal exhibition or presentation before an audience, as a play, musical program, etc.; show