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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋIntәrIst,ˋIntrIst 〕


〔 ˊintrәst 〕

Overview of noun interest

The noun interest has 7 senses

  • interest, involvement -- (a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something; "an interest in music")

  • sake, interest -- (a reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "died for the sake of his country"; "in the interest of safety"; "in the common interest")

  • interest, interestingness -- (the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.); "they said nothing of great interest"; "primary colors can add interest to a room")

  • interest -- (a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed; "how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?")

  • interest, stake -- ((law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future")

  • interest, interest group -- ((usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims; "the iron interests stepped up production")

  • pastime, interest, pursuit -- (a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits")

Overview of verb interest

The verb interest has 3 senses

  • interest -- (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)

  • concern, interest, occupy, worry -- (be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift")

  • matter to, interest -- (be of importance or consequence; "This matters to me!")