interest

Part of speech: verb

To awaken the interest of; engage in.

Part of speech: noun

Attention with concern or desire to know.

Part of speech: noun

Profit; benefit.

Part of speech: noun

Payment for the use of money.

Part of speech: noun

Influence.

Share it on:

Usage examples "interest":

  1. I know; because what have I to do but to interest myself in people who have affairs of interest? - "The Mettle of the Pasture", James Lane Allen.
  2. She is a nice little boy, and we are friends; but she doesn't interest me. - "Amabel Channice", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.
  3. What interest have you in this criminal? - "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.