• IPA: /ˈɪntɹəstɪd/, /ˈɪntəɹɛstɪd/
  • (weak vowel) IPA: /ˈɪntɹəstəd/, /ˈɪntəɹɛstəd/


  1. Having or showing interest.
    I'm very interested in going to see that play.
  2. (now rare) Motivated by considerations of self-interest; self-serving.
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy:
      they impressed my youthful mind with a sincere aversion to the northern inhabitants of Britain, as a people bloodthirsty in time of war, treacherous during truce, interested, selfish, avaricious, and tricky in the business of peaceful life, and having few good qualities [...].
  3. Owning a share of a company.
Antonyms Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of interest

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