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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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