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Vermaak Translated To English




1. Entertain

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Type: verb
Pronunciation: ˌen-tər-ˈtān
- to show hospitality to
- to keep, hold, or maintain in the mind
- to receive and take into consideration
- to provide for
- to play against (an opposing team) on one's home field or court
- to provide entertainment especially for guests

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Definition: to cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied
Example: entertain the kids while I go and prepare dinner
Synonyms: disport, divert, entertain, regale, solace
Related: absorb, busy, distract, engage, engross, immerse, interest, involve, occupy; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), fascinate; grip, hypnotize, intrigue, mesmerize; coddle, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, please, pleasure, spoil; appease, comfort, conciliate, console, content, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate, soothe

Definition: to give serious and careful thought to
Example: have you ever entertained the thought that you could be wrong?
Synonyms: chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, meditate, mull (over), perpend, pore (over), question, revolve, ruminate, study, think (about or over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with)
Related: muse (upon), reflect (on or upon), reminisce; analyze, explore, review; conclude, reason; second-guess, speculate (about); brood (about or over), dwell (on or upon), fixate (on or upon), fret (about or over), obsess (about or over); believe, conceive, opine; absorb, assimilate, digest, drink (in)

Definition: to keep in one's mind or heart
Example: I don't entertain the hope of ever getting a girl like that to go out with me
Synonyms: bear, cherish, entertain, have, hold, nurse
Related: cultivate, foster, nurture, support, sustain; carry, keep, maintain, preserve, remember, retain, treasure; cleave (to), cling (to), hug, stick (to); brood (about or over), fixate (on or upon), obsess (about or over)

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