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interest

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of interest

  1. to hold the attention of the book didn't interest me, so I ended up watching the parade of people on the sidewalk Synonyms of interest absorb, bemuse, busy, catch up, engross, enthrall (or enthral), enwrap, fascinate, grip, immerse, engage, intrigue, involve, occupyWords Related to interest allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, obsess; hypnotize, mesmerize; distract, preoccupy; hog, monopolizeNear Antonyms of interest bore, jade, pall, tire, weary


interest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of interest

  1. 1 a legal right to participation in the advantages, profits, and responsibility of something all of the workers at the food cooperative have an interest in it Synonyms of interest claim, share, stake Words Related to interest co-ownership, ownership, part, partnership, possession, title

  2. 2 the state of doing well especially in relation to one's happiness or success make no mistake: she's determined to act in her own interest in this business deal Synonyms of interest good, welfare, weal, well-beingWords Related to interest fortune, prosperity, prosperousness, success, successfulness; fitness, health, healthiness, robustness, soundness, wellness, wholeness, wholesomeness; bliss, felicity, happiness, joy; advantage, benefit, gain, sake; content, contentedness, gratification, satisfactionNear Antonyms of interest unhealthiness, unsoundness; misery, sadness, suffering, unhappiness, wretchednessAntonyms of interest ill-being

  3. 3 a commercial or industrial activity or organization a multinational corporation with interests on every continent Synonyms of interest business, company, concern, establishment, firm, house, enterprise, outfitWords Related to interest conglomerate, corporation, multinational; association, cartel, chain, combine, syndicate, trust; agency, dealer, outlet; microenterprise

  4. 4 a group of people with a common identifying interest that they seek to protect and promote the contention that the nation's financial interests have too much power Synonyms of interest interest group, pressure group, special interestWords Related to interest vested interest; political action committee



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