Examples of Entertaiment

Entertaiment is a broad cultural category that encompasses multiple forms of popular recreation and leisure activities. It is a source of social bonding and has the potential to influence public discourse and create shared meanings. This collection contains examples from a wide variety of corpora and online sources to illustrate current usage of the word. The examples are programmatically gathered from the web and do not reflect the opinions of the dictionary editors or Cambridge University Press. Click on a collocation to see more examples. The word entertain is derived from the Medieval Latin intertenere, from the prefix inter- and the suffix tenere, both meaning “to hold inside.” Its roots also include the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or flex.