What does interested mean?

Definitions for interested
ˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪdin·ter·est·ed

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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

    Etymology: [See Interest, v. t.]

  2. Interested(verb)

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

    Etymology: [See Interest, v. t.]

  3. Interested(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce interested?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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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

Examples of interested in a Sentence

  1. Patricia Grossman:

    We're very interested particularly to see what happens in terms of the investigation of the police behavior, that was, for us, one of the most troubling aspects of this case. That the police did not intervene adequately and properly to save her when there was an opportunity to do so.

  2. Will Runnebaum:

    In the last couple of days we've had to cancel numerous appointments with clients that were interested in seeing properties for sale and for rent.

  3. Elonka Dunin:

    Our Kryptos community is made up of people all around the world. We have thousands of people that are interested in Kryptos -- either cracking Our Kryptos community, or helping to see Our Kryptos community cracked, some of them are professional code breakers. Some of them are students.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I ’m very interested in the things that Ben Carson has to say.

  5. John Kasich:

    My job is to be a voice that's constructive, i'm not really interested in running for political office again. I'm interested in being a voice that can help bring the country together again.

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. extroversive
    • B. foreordained
    • C. eloquent
    • D. contagious

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