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Overview of verb interest

The verb interest has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (5) interest

(excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)

2. (2) concern, interest, occupy, worry

(be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift")

3. (1) matter to, interest

(be of importance or consequence; "This matters to me!")

Overview of adj interested

The adj interested has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (25) interested

(having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern; "an interested audience"; "interested in sports"; "was interested to hear about her family"; "interested in knowing who was on the telephone"; "interested spectators")

2. (1) concerned, interested

(involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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