- The definition of interested is the giving of attention to something or the people or things involved.
- An example of interested is wanting to follow every minute of a television drama.
- An example of interested are the parties involved in a court case.
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- having an interest or share; concerned
- influenced by personal interest; biased or prejudiced
- feeling or showing interest, or curiosity
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- Having or showing curiosity, fascination, or concern: I'm interested to hear about your family.
- Possessing a right, claim, or stake: an interested party in the estate. See Usage Note at disinterested.
- inˈter·est·ed·ly adverb
- inˈter·est·ed·ness noun