The word “entertain” derives from medieval Latin intertenere, which means “to hold inside.” Its Indo-European root is ten, meaning to stretch. In this sense, the word entertainment is apt, since it’s easy to find bargain-priced records, movies and music through Internet exchange with friends or online auction sites such as eBay and Craigslist. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘entertainment.’ See complete definition.
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