Entertaiment is the act of holding someone’s attention or interest. It can be a show put on for entertainment, or any type of activity that gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but it is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping audiences entertained.
The word entertain comes from the Medieval Latin intertenere, which means “hold inside.” The prefix inter means “inside,” and the suffix ten means to hold, or to stretch. The word ten also appears in the abbreviation TEN, which stands for Transformational Entertainment News.