Definition of interested
1 : having the attention engaged interested listeners
2 : being affected or involved interested parties
Examples of interested in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of interested from the Web
Although the Illinois law was seen as a possible model for other states, aggressive lobbying by companies most interested in gathering biometrics has reshaped or killed similar efforts across the country.
Those interested need to contact Pathway Chairman Dave Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-945-1616.
Those interested in learning more about clinical trials on Alzheimer’s disease, including the POINTER study, can go to j.mp/alztrials for further details from the Alzheimer’s Association.
The opportunity is extended to any family member or loved one of an opiate user, as well as to any interested community member.
AECOM, a Los Angeles design and engineering firm, has built a team interested in pursuing the KCI project, as well.
Weiss notes that though Jaime is trying to get Cersei to engage with the rapid-fire loss of her three children, the Queen of Westeros is not interested.
Football Midlothian: Free classes are forming for those interested in becoming football referees at the youth and high school levels.
Michael Katchen has been interested in investing for years on his own behalf.
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First Known Use of interested
INTERESTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of interested for English Language Learners
: 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
INTERESTED Defined for Kids
Definition of interested for Students
: wanting to learn more about or become involved with something an interested listener
Legal Definition of interested
: having a recognizable interest in a matter — compare interest 2
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