Definition of with interest in English:

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with interest

1With interest charged or paid: loans that must be paid back with interest
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  • A chastened Black has promised that the money will be paid back with interest, but that is hardly the point.
  • Now the loan will be repayable from the fourth year over a period of 22 years with interest.
  • It is believed that the loan that was made available through Austin was repaid with interest.
1.1(Of an action) reciprocated with more force or vigour than the original one: she returned his look with interest
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  • Any wayward kicking will be returned with interest by the English back three.
  • Every time Currie threw something at County it was returned with interest.
  • At fullback Barry Daniels returned the ball with interest on numerous storming gallops up field.
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