Definition of interested
- interested listeners
- interested parties
The listeners were all greatly interested in the lecture.
students who are interested in archaeology
I'd be interested to learn more about his background.
I'm interested to hear what you have to say.
I was very interested to learn that she had once lived in California.
I asked him if he wanted to play tennis, but he said he wasn't interested.
The plan will have to be approved by all interested parties.
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: wanting to learn more about something or to become involved in something
: having the desire to do or have something
: having a direct or personal involvement in something
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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