interest

I
n.
concern
curiosity

1) to arouse, generate, pique, stir up; revive interest (in)

2) to hold smb.'s interest

3) to demonstrate, display, evince, manifest, show interest

4) to express; take an interest in (she took a keen interest in the project)

5) to lose interest (in)

6) an academic; active; deep, intense, keen, lively, profound, serious, strong; passing; vested interest

7) broad; common, mutual; narrow interests

8) human interest (this story has a lot of human interest)

9) personal; popular interest

10) the national; (the) public interest

11) interest flags; peaks; picks up; wanes

12) a conflict of interest(s)

13) interest in (to show no interest in financial matters)

14) interest to + inf. (it's in/to our interest to have stable prices)

15) in smb.'s interest (to act in one's own interest)

16) in a certain interest (in the national interest; in the public interest)

17) in the interests of (in the interests of safety; in the interests of our organization)

18) of interest to (this story will he of interest to us)

19) to smb.'s interest (see 14)

money paid for the use of money

20) to bear, pay, yield interest

21) to draw; receive interest

22) to add; calculate; charge; compound interest

23) compound; simple interest

24) interest accrues (to an account)

25) interest on (interest on a loan; six percent interest is paid on all accounts)

26) at a certain (rate of) interest (at six percent interest)

share

27) to own an interest (in a business)

28) a half interest (see also interests)

II
v.

1) to interest greatly, very much

2) (D; tr.) to interest in (could I interest you in this project?)

* * *
['ɪntrɪst]
(the) public interest
active
compound interest
evince
generate
intense
lively
mutual
narrow interests
peaks
picks up
popular interest
profound
receive interest
show interest
simple interest
stir up
strong
very much
vested interest
wanes
yield interest
revive interest (in)
take an interest in (she took a keen interest in the project)
. to interestgreatly
['concern'] ['curiosity'] to arouse
['money paid for the use of money'] to bear
an academic
broad
personal
the national
to add
to demonstrate
to draw
to express
to hold smb. 's interest
interest flags
at a certain (rate of) interest ('share'; at six percent interest)
(D;tr.) to interest in (could I interest you in this project?)
to lose interest (in)
to own an interest (in a business)
in a certain interest (in the national interest; in the public interest)
in the interests of (in the interests of safety; in the interests of our organization)
interest to + inf. (it's in/to our interest to have stable prices)
a conflict of interest (s)
to smb. 's interest (see 14)
a half interest (see also interests)
human interest (this story has a lot of human interest)
of interest to (this story will be of interest to us)
in smb. 's interest (to act in one's own interest)
interest accrues (to an account)
interest in (to show no interest in financial matters)
interest on (interest on a loan; six percent interest is paid on all accounts)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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