What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a term that can be used to describe a variety of different activities. Some examples of the things that can be considered entertainment include movies, music, sports and other forms of recreation.

The word entertainment is derived from the Latin word intertenere, meaning to hold inside. The prefix inter means “inside,” and the suffix ten is derived from the Indo-European root ten, which means to stretch. This demonstrates how even something that seems to be simple entertainment can have a deeper meaning behind it. Click on a collocation below to see more examples of the word.