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1. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something.

Synonyms

  • wonder
  • involvement
  • curiosity
  • enthusiasm

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • left
  • center
  • liberal

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Rhymes with Interest

  • abortionist
  • absolutist
  • absurdist
  • activist
  • acusyst
  • adventist
  • aerodynamicist
  • africanist
  • agonist
  • agronomist
  • alarmist
  • alchemist
  • alchemist
  • almquist
  • alquist
  • amethyst
  • analyst
  • anatomist
  • andrist
  • anthropologist

Sentences with interest


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bid amount of the lien is the amount that the interest is calculated on.

Quotes about interest


1. I hope that 'Jaws' will have brought sharks into the public interest at a time when we desperately need to reevaluate our care for the environment.
- Peter Benchley

2. Let's face it: professing a deep interest in movies, the absolutely dominant global art form of the last century, is at this point like professing an interest in air. Passion is nice. Erudition is admirable. But it's like that moment when good manners cross over into meaningless etiquette.
- David Rakoff

3. I don't need someone with a hot body. He can be fat or overweight and have a belly. It's very much about style and substance and humor, interest, curiosity and really being smart.
- Kate Walsh

2. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] a reason for wanting something done.

Synonyms

  • sake
  • behalf
  • benefit

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect

3. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.).

Synonyms

  • vividness
  • interesting
  • colour
  • newsworthiness
  • uninteresting
  • power
  • news
  • interestingness
  • personal appeal
  • shrillness
  • personal magnetism
  • topicality
  • color
  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • interesting
  • powerlessness
  • uninterestingness
  • incorrectness

4. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed.

Synonyms

  • fixed cost
  • fixed costs
  • simple interest
  • fixed charge

Antonyms

  • wrongly
  • incorrectly
  • inside
  • parallel

5. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something.

Synonyms

  • portion
  • undivided right
  • right
  • percentage
  • part
  • grubstake
  • undivided interest
  • insurable interest
  • vested interest
  • stake
  • share
  • fee
  • equity
  • reversion
  • terminable interest
  • security interest

Antonyms

  • improperly
  • wrongfulness
  • injustice
  • inopportune

6. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims.

Synonyms

  • vested interest
  • social group
  • special interest

Antonyms

  • left-handed
  • ambidextrous
  • unethical
  • evil

7. interest

verb. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of.

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • spellbind
  • raise
  • evoke
  • engross
  • occupy
  • absorb
  • elicit
  • fascinate
  • grip
  • engage
  • enkindle
  • provoke
  • transfix
  • arouse

Antonyms

  • oblique
  • unsatisfactory
  • outside
  • middle

8. interest

noun. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly).

Synonyms

  • hobby
  • spare-time activity
  • pastime
  • recreation
  • avocation
  • by-line
  • diversion
  • pursuit

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

9. interest

verb. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] be on the mind of.

Synonyms

  • worry
  • concern

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

10. interest

verb. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛst'] be of importance or consequence.

Synonyms

  • pertain
  • concern
  • intrigue
  • bear on
  • touch on
  • come to
  • matter to
  • relate
  • refer
  • touch
  • fascinate

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive
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