Translation of "entertain" - English-Spanish dictionary

entertain

verb uk /ˌen·təˈteɪn/

B1 to keep someone interested and help them to have an enjoyable time

entretener
We hired a clown to entertain the children.

to invite someone to be your guest and give them food and drink

tener invitados
We don’t entertain as much as we used to.

(Translation of “entertain” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

entertain

verb /entəˈtein/

to hold in the mind

abrigar
He entertained the hope that he would one day be Prime Minister.

to amuse

divertir, entretener
His stories entertained us for hours.

to receive, and give food etc to (guests)

recibir
They’re entertaining guests for dinner this evening.
entertainer noun

one who gives amusing performances professionally

artista
a circus entertainer.
entertaining adjective

amusing

divertido, entretenido
entertaining stories.
entertainment noun

something that entertains, eg a theatrical show etc.

espectáculo

the act of entertaining.

entretenimiento

amusement; interest

diversión
There is no lack of entertainment in the city at night.

(Translation of “entertain” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)