Synonyms for (verb) entertain

Synonyms: entertain, flirt with, think about, think of, toy with

Definition: take into consideration, have in view

Usage: He entertained the notion of moving to South America

Similar words: contemplate

Definition: consider as a possibility

Usage: I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job


Synonyms: entertain, hold, harbor, harbour, nurse

Definition: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)

Usage: bear a grudge; entertain interesting notions; harbor a resentment

Similar words: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret


Synonyms: entertain

Definition: provide entertainment for

Similar words: socialise, socialize

Definition: take part in social activities; interact with others

Usage: He never socializes with his colleagues; The old man hates to socialize