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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Rank popularity for the word 'interested' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1277
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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
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- interessatCatalan, Valencian
- intéressé, intéresséeFrench
- interessato, interessataItalian
- geïnteresseerde, geïnteresseerd, belanghebbendDutch
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