having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern
"an interested audience"; "interested in sports"; "was interested to hear about her family"; "interested in knowing who was on the telephone"; "interested spectators"
involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in
"a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business"
Having or showing interest.
I'm very interested in going to see that play.
Motivated by considerations of self-interest; self-serving.
Owning a share of a company.
having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; as, an interested listener
having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an interested witness
Origin: [See Interest, v. t.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1277
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Written Corpus Frequency: #753
Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Adjectives Frequency: #140
The numerical value of interested in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of interested in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
At war's end, I wasn't the least bit interested in medals. I was interested in coming home.
Politicians are interested in people. Not that it is always a virtue. Fleas are interested in dogs.
These are a group of Christian men and women very interested in spiritual revival, very interested in prayer.
We were really interested in doing more than just monitoring hacking, we were interested in preventing it, which might include prosecuting it.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
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Translations for interested
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- interessatCatalan, Valencian
- intéressé, intéresséeFrench
- interessato, interessataItalian
- geïnteresseerde, geïnteresseerd, belanghebbendDutch
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