Interest synonyms

ĭn'trĭst, -tər-ĭst, -trĕst'
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A weakness or undesirable characteristic; a con.
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The definition of curiosity is anything strange or rare, or having an interesting in learning or knowing something.
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To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
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A source or cause of great excitement or interest.
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A part or limited quantity of anything, esp. that allotted to a person; share
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The welfare of the community; the general good:
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(Law, chiefly US) To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reexamination of for decision.
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The state or quality of being interesting.
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Profit is a benefit or gain, usually monetary.
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Salary or wages.
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A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
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(Dated) The state of being curious; exactness of workmanship; ingenuity of contrivance.
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The quality of being inquisitive; curiosity.
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Notice or observation:
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Employment, especially for a specified time:
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(Uncountable) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).
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Gain or advantage
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A notch or mortise cut into a board to receive another part.
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(Uncountable) Recognition and respect.
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Something owed or deserved:
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A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.
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An amount, such as an allowance, duty, or commission, that varies in proportion to a larger sum, such as total sales:
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A government payment to military veterans
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The act or process of accumulating; an increase.
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(Finance) A pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually).
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A profit obtained from an investment; a return.
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A share or interest in a business or a given situation (in the sense "stake a claim").
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A single item belonging to a class of similar items: as, for example, a piece of machinery, a piece of software.
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(Sports & Games) A championship:
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Property or another possession acquired for future financial return or benefit.
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A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
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The definition of business is an occupation or trade and the purchase and sale of products or services to make a profit.
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For a change, in this case, he was telling the truth. It is not the case that every unfamiliar phrase is an idiom. In case of fire, break glass. [sign on fire extinguisher holder in public space]
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Significance; importance:
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(Philosophy) An essential or constituent element, as of a complex idea.
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The act of pursuing.
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The act of occupying something before someone else.
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That which amuses, and serves to make time pass agreeably; sport; amusement; diversion; games.
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The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
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Plural form of power
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Persons with a common trade or purpose; often plural
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To bring on, or get, by secret or underhanded plotting
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To keep pleasantly or enjoyably occupied or interested; entertain
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To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
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A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
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An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
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A certain predetermined portion—for example, each partner’s share of the expenses; one of many equal parts of a joint-stock company or corporation.
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That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural.
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The definition of importance is the significance of a person, thing or idea.
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(Archaic) A medium-sized, vigorous horse
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A sector of an economy:
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(Intransitive) To have someone over at one's home for a party or visit.
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To fascinate is defined as to get someone very interested or to hold someone's attention.
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Taken in, sucked up, assimilated, etc.
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Anxious; troubled:
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(Of a document) Finalized, written in large letters.
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(Bot.) Growing completely under water
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Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.
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Having or showing interest.
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Formerly or already occupied.
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(Now Rare) Carried away in body or spirit (to heaven, etc.)
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The definition of topical is something relevant or related, or something applied to the surface of the body.
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The definition of affinity is a strong connection or relationship between people or things.
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The gravitational force exerted by one body on another.
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Behalf, benefit, interest, sake, etc.
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A sense of one's personal or collective identity, including the attitudes, beliefs, and sensitivities held by or considered characteristic of an individual or group:
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(Figuratively) That which serves to guide or direct; a guiding star.
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(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
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An ownership interest or profit-sharing right.
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A guiding principle.
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The condition of being topical.
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(Uncountable, archaic) The practice of lending money at interest.
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A special interest in protecting or promoting that which is to one's own personal advantage.
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(Intransitive) To participate or have an interest in an activity, but in a causal or superficial way.
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Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
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(Slang) To attract strongly the attention of; impress greatly
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To seek the company or companionship of; run after
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Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
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To haunt or trouble in mind, esp. to an abnormal degree; preoccupy greatly
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of point
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To occupy the thoughts of to the virtual exclusion of other matters; engross; absorb
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To engross or hold (the gaze or attention, for example).
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(Countable) An instance or period of a state of being bored; a variety of bored state.
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The definition of ennui is lack of interest or boredom.
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Lack of interest; apathy; indifference
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To render disinterested.
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hold the attention of
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(Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
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To set free from an enchantment or illusion
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Reference, relation, or importance.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A particular point or aspect; respect:
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Something that contributes to or increases one's well-being.
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Goodness; virtue:
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A basis for demanding something; a title or right.
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The definition of attract is to draw in either by physical forces, emotions or senses.
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To arouse the interest and attention of
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Mental acquisitiveness
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One that helps:
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Personal benefit or interest; welfare:
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The act of involving, or the state of being involved.
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An advocacy group.
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To live or reside in.
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To worry is defined as to feel anxiety or nervousness.
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be of importance or consequence
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Of any of the orthodox Christian churches, including the Roman, Greek Orthodox, Anglo-Catholic, etc., as distinguished from the Reformed or Protestant churches
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A state of mind involving obsession with a particular person, idea, or thing.
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