What is the meaning of entertain?

verb

  • Provide entertainment for.
  • Take into consideration, have in view.
    • usage: "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
  • Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings. )
    • usage: "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
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APAWordNet. (2010). entertain. Retrieved September 25, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/entertain/definitions/1273107
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