What is Entertaiment?


An agreeable occupation or diversion, such as a crossword puzzle. Often, entertainment is an activity that reflects the values and vision of a company. It can also be a great way to build team unity and boost morale.

The word “entertain” comes from the Medieval Latin intertenere, which means to hold inside: the prefix inter meaning “in,” and the suffix tenere, from the Indo-European root ten. Click on a collocation to see more examples.

Children’s entertainment often involves mimicking adult activities such as watching performances (television) or social interaction (through playing with dolls and pets). It develops the skills needed for later life, including motor skills needed for sports, music, art and games. It can also help them relieve stress and improve their self-esteem.