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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say interested in sign language?

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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. John Rumsfeld:

    It's unprecedented to enroll 419,000 patients in that short amount of time, we talk about not being able to get people into research studies. Well here I think we're showing that if you meet them in the real world as part of daily life, people are interested in adding to scientific knowledge.

  2. Prince Phillip:

    If it doesn't fart or eat hay, she isn't interested. (on his daughter, Princess Anne)

  3. John Stuart Mill:

    [On completely popular government:] Its superiority in reference to present well-being rests upon two principles, of as universal truth and applicability as any general propositions which can be laid down respecting human affairs. The first is, that the rights and interests of every or any person are only secure from being disregarded, when the person interested is himself able, and habitually disposed, to stand up for them. The second is, that the general prosperity attains a greater height, and is more widely diffused, in proportion to the amount and variety of the personal energies enlisted in promoting it.

  4. Linda Vester:

    It was the only thing I could think of at the time, hoping the reference to milk and cookies would make him realize I was 30 years his junior and not interested.

  5. David Cicilline:

    If Mr. Barr agrees to turn over what we've requested in a reasonable way, no one on the committee is interested in moving forward.

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