Entertainment vs Refreshment - What's the difference?

entertainment | refreshment |


As nouns the difference between entertainment and refreshment

is that entertainment is an activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games while refreshment is the action of refreshing]]; a means of [[restore|restoring strength, energy or vigour.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

entertainment

Alternative forms

* entretainment (chiefly archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games.
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  • a show put on for the enjoyment or amusement of others
  • (obsolete) maintenance or support
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  • Admission into service; service.
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  • (obsolete) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.
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  • The entertainment of the general upon his first arrival was but six shillings and eight pence.

    refreshment

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of refreshing]]; a means of [[restore, restoring strength, energy or vigour.
  • A light snack or fresh drink without alcohol.