Synonyms of interest in English:

interest

noun

  • 1 the children listened to the story with great interest
    attentiveness, undivided attention, absorption, engrossment, heed, regard, notice, scrutiny; curiosity, inquisitiveness; enjoyment, delight
    the children listened to the story with great interest
    [Antonyms] boredom
  • 7 his attorney zealously guarded his interests
    concern, business, business matter, matter, care; (interests) affairs

verb

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  • 2 can I interest you in an aerial photograph of your house?
    arouse someone's interest in, persuade to buy, sell

Phrases

in someone's interests

the merger is in the interests of both regiments of benefit toto the advantage offor the sake offor the benefit of

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