Interested Synonyms & Definitions

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• InterestedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; as, an interested listener.
  2. (v. t.) Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an interested witness.
  3. (imp. & p. p.) of Interest

• InterestDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing; as, the subject did not interest him; to interest one in charitable work.
  2. (n.) Any excess of advantage over and above an exact equivalent for what is given or rendered.
  3. (n.) Advantage, personal or general; good, regarded as a selfish benefit; profit; benefit.
  4. (n.) To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite; -- often used impersonally.
  5. (n.) To cause or permit to share.
  6. (n.) Excitement of feeling, whether pleasant or painful, accompanying special attention to some object; concern.
  7. (n.) Premium paid for the use of money, -- usually reckoned as a percentage; as, interest at five per cent per annum on ten thousand dollars.
  8. (n.) The persons interested in any particular business or measure, taken collectively; as, the iron interest; the cotton interest.
  9. (n.) Participation in advantage, profit, and responsibility; share; portion; part; as, an interest in a brewery; he has parted with his interest in the stocks.

• InterestednessDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The state or quality of being interested; selfishness.