Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: interest

1. interest (om erkendelse) a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn interest in music.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)involvement


Mindre specifikke termercuriosity, wonder


Mere specifikke termerconcern, enthusiasm

2. interest (om egenskab) a reason for wanting something done


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFor your sake.
Died for the sake of his country.
In the interest of safety.
In the common interest.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sake


Mindre specifikke termerbenefit, welfare


Mere specifikke termerbehalf

3. interest (om egenskab) the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey said nothing of great interest.
Primary colors can add interest to a room.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interestingness


Mindre specifikke termerpower, powerfulness


Mere specifikke termercharisma, color, colour, news, newsworthiness, personal appeal, personal magnetism, shrillness, topicality, vividness


Kendetegnerinteresting, uninteresting


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)uninterestingness

4. interest (om forhold) a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHow much interest do you pay on your mortgage?.


Mindre specifikke termerfixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs


Mere specifikke termercompound interest, simple interest

5. interest (om forhold) (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey have interests all over the world.
A stake in the company's future.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stake


Mindre specifikke termerpart, percentage, portion, share


Mere specifikke termercontrolling interest, equity, fee, grubstake, insurable interest, reversion, right, security interest, terminable interest, undivided interest, undivided right, vested interest


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

6. interest (om gruppe) (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe iron interests stepped up production.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interest group


Mindre specifikke termersocial group


Mere specifikke termerspecial interest, vested interest


Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

7. interest (om handling) a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSailing is her favorite pastime.
His main pastime is gambling.
He counts reading among his interests.
They criticized the boy for his limited pursuits.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pastime, pursuit


Mindre specifikke termerdiversion, recreation


Mere specifikke termeravocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity


Engelsk udsagnsord: interest

1. interest (om følelse) excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerarouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise


Mere specifikke termerabsorb, engage, engross, fascinate, grip, occupy, spellbind, transfix


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)bore, tire

2. interest (om tilstand) be on the mind of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI worry about the second Germanic consonant shift.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe bad news will interest him


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)concern, occupy, worry


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

3. interest (om tilstand) be of importance or consequence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis matters to me!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)matter to


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on


Mere specifikke termerfascinate, intrigue









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