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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interestedadjective

    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, interestedadjective

    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. interestedadjective

    Having or showing interest.

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

  2. interestedadjective

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

  3. interestedadjective

    Owning a share of a company.

Wikipedia

  1. interested

    Interest is payment from a borrower to a lender of an amount above repayment of the amount borrowed, at a particular rate.

ChatGPT

  1. interested

    Interested refers to wanting to be involved in or learn more about something, or paying attention to something because it is personally relevant or engaging. It signifies curiosity, concern or engagement in a particular subject or action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interested

    of Interest

  2. Interestedverb

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

  3. Interestedverb

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

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

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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

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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. Ian Crawford:

    If you're just interested in platinum group elements, you would probably go and mine the asteroids, on the other hand, if going to the moon for scavenging polar volatiles, rare earth elements … then the impact sites of crashed asteroids could offer an added bonus.

  2. Walid Alameddine:

    They are very interested, but very cautious.

  3. Alan Gow:

    What we hope is that our current findings encourage other researchers interested in the determinants of health and well-being in older adults to also consider sexual behaviors.

  4. Matthew Carotenuto:

    Certainly, people will be interested in her and interested in hearing from her. But I don’t think it will be received on the same way that we saw (with Obama).

  5. Sarah Church:

    If your mood is low, you may be less interested, you might have less libido.

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