Collocations of Entertaiment
Entertaiment is a multifaceted concept that encompasses any activity that stimulates the senses for the purpose of enjoyment and distraction. It ranges from a simple movie selection for one person to a full-blown production that can accommodate thousands of spectators. It is also possible for a necessary skill, such as cooking, to develop into a performance with global appeal. Some activities, such as public punishments, have been eliminated, while others, like jousting and archery, have become serious sports and professions for their practitioners while developing into entertainment for a larger audience.
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From the Medieval Latin intertenere, to hold inside; from the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or extend.