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interest (n):
a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
Samples
sailing is her favorite pastime.
his main pastime is gambling.
he counts reading among his interests.
they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits

Related Word: pursuit
interest (n):
a reason for wanting something done
Samples
for your sake.
died for the sake of his country.
in the interest of safety.
in the common interest
interest (n):
the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
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they said nothing of great interest.
primary colors can add interest to a room

Related Words: ingness
interest (n):
a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
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an interest in music
Related Words: involvement
interest (n):
(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims
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the iron interests stepped up production
interest (n):
(law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
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they have interests all over the world.
a stake in the company's future
interest (n):
a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed
Samples
how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?
interest (v):
excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
interest (v):
be on the mind of
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I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
Related Words: concernoccupy
interest (v):
be of importance or consequence
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This matters to me!
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