from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or showing curiosity, fascination, or concern: I'm interested to hear about your family.
- adj. Possessing a right, claim, or stake: an interested party in the estate. See Usage Note at disinterested.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having or showing interest.
- adj. Motivated by considerations of self-interest; self-serving.
- adj. Owning a share of a company.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of interest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited.
- adj. Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Concerned in a cause or in consequences; hence, biased by personal considerations; concerned chiefly for one's private advantage; also, springing from or influenced by self-interest or selfishness: as, an interested witness.
- Having an interest or share; having money involved: as, one interested in the funds.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in
- adj. having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern
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