Bedeutung von "interest" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


noun us /ˈɪn·trəst/

B1 the feeling of wanting to know more about something:

I have always had an interest in science.
After a while he simply lost interest in (= stopped being interested in) his studies.

B1 something you enjoy doing:

We share a lot of the same interests, particularly music and football.

B1 [ no plural ] the quality that makes you think that something is interesting:

Would this book be of any interest to you (= are you interested in reading it)?

[ no plural ] the extra money that you must pay to a bank if you borrow money, or that you receive from the bank if you keep your money there:

low interest rates

(Definition von "interest noun" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)