Usage examples for entertained

  1. But he entertained no doubts of his ability to do it, sooner or later. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  2. And he went on to tell Chester, who was getting bewildered with the quick, eager talk, that this special dinner had been served at eight o'clock, and that Madame Bailey had entertained two friends that evening. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  3. The idea of sending a special mission to France or England is not entertained at all here. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  4. Indeed, his visits grew to be somewhat perplexing, for the great chief must be entertained personally by the host of the establishment. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  5. The tone of this note shows what an idea he already entertained of his power. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton