简明英汉词典

entertain
[7entE5tein]
vt.
娱乐, 招待, 接受, 怀抱
vi.
款待

美国传统词典[双解]

entertain
en.ter.tain
AHD:[μn”t…r-t3n“]
D.J.[7ent*6tein]
K.K.[7Wnt+6ten]
v.(动词)
en.ter.taineden.ter.tain.ingen.ter.tains
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To hold the attention of with something amusing or diverting.See Synonyms at amuse
使有兴趣:以有趣之事物获得注意力参见 amuse

(2)

To extend hospitality toward:
热情款待:
entertain friends at dinner.
招待朋友吃饭

(3)

To consider; contemplate:
考虑;深入思考:
entertain an idea.
考虑一个主意

(4)

To hold in mind; harbor:
抱着;怀有:
entertained few illusions.
几乎不抱幻想

(5)

Archaic To continue with; maintain.
【古语】 继续从事;保持

(6)

Obsolete To take into one's service; hire.
【废语】 雇佣;聘用

(7)

To give admittance to; receive.
容纳;接受
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To show hospitality to guests.
热情款待客人

(2)

To provide entertainment.
使娱乐

语源

(1)

Middle English entertinen [to maintain]
中古英语 entertinen [维持]

(2)

from Old French entretenir
源自 古法语 entretenir

(3)

from Medieval Latin interten?e
源自 中世纪拉丁语 interten?e

(4)

Latin inter [among] * see inter-
拉丁语 inter [在…中间] *参见 inter-

(5)

Latin ten?e [to hold] * see ten-
拉丁语 ten?e [拥有] *参见 ten-

继承用法

entertainer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

entertain
[entE5teIn]
vt., vi.

(1)

款待;招待
entertain friends at dinner
招待朋友吃饭

(2)

娱乐;使…喜欢
A teacher should entertain as well as teach.
教师不仅要教书,也要能引起学生兴趣。

(3)

抱有,怀着(想法、疑问等)

现代英汉综合大辞典

entertain
[7entE5tein]
vt.

(1)

招待, 款待

(2)

使快[娱]乐, 使感兴趣

(3)

抱[怀, 含]有(信心, 意见, 感情等)

(4)

容纳, 接受(请求等), 愿意考虑, 想到
entertain friends at [to] dinner
招待[请]朋友们吃饭
entertain a proposal
愿意考虑这一建议
entertain an idea
抱着一种想法
We were all entertained by his tricks.
我们都对他的戏法感到兴趣。

词性变化

entertain
[7entE5tein]
vi.
招待客人, 请客
The Smiths entertain a great deal.
史密斯一家常款待客人。

继承用法

entertainer
[entE5teInE(r)]
n.

(1)

款待者

(2)

演艺者(尤指民歌手、舞蹈、喜剧演员等)

英文相关词典

entertain
amuse    consider    contemplate    delight    excite    fascinate    have in mind    interest    

美国传统词典

entertain
en.ter.tain
AHD:[μn”t…r-t3n“]
D.J.[7ent*6tein]
K.K.[7Wnt+6ten]
v.
en.ter.tained, en.ter.tain.ing, en.ter.tains
v.tr.

(1)

To hold the attention of with something amusing or diverting.See Synonyms at amuse

(2)

To extend hospitality toward:
entertain friends at dinner.

(3)

To consider; contemplate:
entertain an idea.

(4)

To hold in mind; harbor:
entertained few illusions.

(5)

Archaic To continue with; maintain.

(6)

Obsolete To take into one's service; hire.

(7)

To give admittance to; receive.
v.intr.

(1)

To show hospitality to guests.

(2)

To provide entertainment.

语源

(1)

Middle English entertinen [to maintain]

(2)

from Old French entretenir

(3)

from Medieval Latin interten?e

(4)

Latin inter [among] * see inter-

(5)

Latin ten?e [to hold] * see ten-

继承用法

entertainer
n.

英汉航空大词典

entertain
n.招待,款待

英汉化学大词典

entertain
vt.招待,使...感到兴趣,抱着

英汉海运大词典

entertain
招待,款待

英汉计算机大词典

entertain
vt.招待(使...感到兴趣,抱着)

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