What does interested mean?

Definitions for interestedˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word interested.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interested(adj)

    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"

  2. concerned, interested(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. interested(Adjective)

    Having or showing interest.

    I'm very interested in going to see that play.

  2. interested(Adjective)

    Motivated by considerations of self-interest; self-serving.

  3. interested(Adjective)

    Owning a share of a company.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interested

    of Interest

  2. Interested(verb)

    having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; as, an interested listener

  3. Interested(verb)

    having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an interested witness

  4. Origin: [See Interest, v. t.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1277

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Written Corpus Frequency: #753

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Adjectives Frequency: #140

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interested in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interested in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Jones:

    At war's end, I wasn't the least bit interested in medals. I was interested in coming home.

  2. P. J. O'Rourke:

    Politicians are interested in people. Not that it is always a virtue. Fleas are interested in dogs.

  3. Bobby Jindal:

    These are a group of Christian men and women very interested in spiritual revival, very interested in prayer.

  4. David Hickton:

    We were really interested in doing more than just monitoring hacking, we were interested in preventing it, which might include prosecuting it.

  5. Dale Carnegie:

    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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