A type of entertainment or amusement that provides pleasure, fun, or enjoyment. Examples include concerts, movies, games, sports, and other forms of recreation. Entertaiment is often associated with the idea of play, which can be a form of social bonding or simply an opportunity for individuals to enjoy themselves and relax. It is a cultural category that is capable of cross-over between different media, and familiar forms have demonstrated a remarkable persistence. Use the buttons to find collocations of entertain and related words. Article updated on 15th September 2016. This page was created by Mark Gleeson. For comments and feedback please email the editor.