entertain (v.) 2
welcome, receive kindly, treat well, show hospitality to
2H6 V.i.4 [York to and of himself] burn bonfires clear and bright, / To entertain great England's lawful king
AYL III.ii.397 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando, of one in love] then entertain him, then forswear him
Luc 842 [Lucrece as if to Collatine, of Tarquin] Yet for thy honour did I entertain him
R3 I.iv.134 [Second Murderer to First Murderer, of his conscience] There's few or none will entertain it
Tem IV.i.75 [Iris to Ceres, of Juno] Approach, rich Ceres, her to entertain
Tim I.i.247 [Timon to Messenger, of Alcibiades' company] Pray entertain them
Tim II.ii.49 [Timon to Flavius, of Caphis and other Servants] See them well entertained
TS I.i.44 [Lucentio to Tranio] We could ... take a lodging fit to entertain / Such friends as time in Padua shall beget
TS II.i.244 [Petruchio to Katherina] thou with mildness entertain'st thy wooers
WT IV.iv.53 [Florizel to Perdita, of her guests] Address yourself to entertain them sprightly

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