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Wordnet 3.0


1. pleasantly occupied;
- Example: "We are not amused" -Queen Victoria;
[syn: amused, diverted, entertained]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Entertain \En`ter*tain"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entertained; p. pr. & vb. n. Entertaining.] [F. entretenir; entre between (L. inter) + tenir to hold, L. tenere. See Tenable.] 1. To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep. [1913 Webster] You, sir, I entertain for one of my hundred. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as a guest. [1913 Webster] Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby some have entertained unawares. --Heb. xiii. 2. [1913 Webster] 3. To engage the attention of agreeably; to amuse with that which makes the time pass pleasantly; to divert; as, to entertain friends with conversation, etc. [1913 Webster] The weary time she can not entertain. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To give reception to; to receive, in general; to receive and take into consideration; to admit, treat, or make use of; as, to entertain a proposal. [1913 Webster] I am not here going to entertain so large a theme as the philosophy of Locke. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] A rumor gained ground, -- and, however absurd, was entertained by some very sensible people. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 5. To meet or encounter, as an enemy. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain sentiments. [1913 Webster] 7. To lead on; to bring along; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To baptize all nations, and entertain them into the services institutions of the holy Jesus. --Jer. Taylor. Syn: To amuse; divert; maintain. See Amuse. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

entertained \entertained\ adj. p. p. of entertain. Syn: amused, diverted. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

entertained adj 1: pleasantly occupied; "We are not amused" -Queen Victoria [syn: amused, diverted, entertained]