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interested

EN[ˈɪntɹəstɪd] [ˈɪntɹɛstɪd]
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    Definition of interested in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREinter-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of interest.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore interestedSUPmost interested
      1. Having or showing interest.
        1. I'm very interested in going to see that play.
      2. (now rare) Motivated by considerations of self-interest; self-serving.
        1. Owning a share of a company.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • They've been stepping out since he told her he was interested in a family.
            • I'm not interested in hearing all the details. Just give me the upshot.
            • Please fill out this application if you are interested in the job.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • He was always trying to make time with Nancy, but she just wasn't interested.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Past participles
                  • Verb simple past forms
              Related Links:
              1. en interestedly
              2. en interestedness
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of interested for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "interested" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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