entertain englannista suomeksi
To amuse (someone); to engage the attention of agreeably.
To have someone over at one's home for a party or visit.
- Be not forgetful to entertain strangers(..)
To receive and take into consideration; to have a thought in mind.
1851, (w), ''Literary Reminiscences''
- I am not here going to entertain so large a theme as the philosophy of Locke.
(RQ:Hawthorne The Scarlet Lette)
- A rumour gained ground, — and, however absurd, was entertained by some very sensible people.
To take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbour; to keep.
To meet or encounter, as an enemy.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
To lead on; to bring along; to introduce.
- to baptize all nations, and to entertain them into the services and institutions of the holy Jesus
1596, (w), ''The Faerie Queene'', IV.8:
- But neede, that answers not to all requests, / Bad them not looke for better entertayne ….