Definisi 'interest'
English to English
noun
1 a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
Example:
• an interest in music
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2 a reason for wanting something done
Example:
• for your sake
• died for the sake of his country
• in the interest of safety
• in the common interest
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3 the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
Example:
• they said nothing of great interest
• primary colors can add interest to a room
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4 a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed
Example:
• how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?
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5 (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
Example:
• they have interests all over the world
• a stake in the company's future
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6 (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims
Example:
• the iron interests stepped up production
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7 a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
Example:
• sailing is her favorite pastime
• his main pastime is gambling
• he counts reading among his interests
• they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits
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8 Excitement of feeling, whether pleasant or painful, accompanying special attention to some object; concern.
source: webster1913
verb
9 excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
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10 be on the mind of
Example:
• I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
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11 be of importance or consequence
Example:
• This matters to me!
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12 To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing; as, the subject did not interest him; to interest one in charitable work.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
engage, prosecute, pursue, bore, tire, matter to, interesting, involve, concern, occupy, uninterestingness, interestingness, involvement, occupation, uninteresting, jurisprudence, law, plural, plural form, diversion, recreation, benefit, welfare, power, curiosity, social group, part, fixed charge,
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