interest

220 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ˈɪntɹəst], [ˈɪntɹəst], [ˈɪ_n_t_ɹ_ə_s_t]
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Synonyms for Interest:

attention (noun)

absorption, alertness, attention, attentiveness, care, caution, concentration, concern, consideration, diligence, engrossment, enrapture, entrancement, fascination, heedfulness, immersion, intentness, mindfulness, notice, observation, rapture, regardfulness, scrutiny, watchfulness.

business (noun)

activity, affair, assignment, barter, business, busy work, calling, career, commerce, commission, company, consortium, corporation, employment, enterprise, establishment, exchange, firm, holding, industry, job, labor, livelihood, management, market, merchant, negotiation, occupation, partnership, position, posting, practice, profession, proprietorship, retailing, selling, service, situation, specialty, station, trade, transaction, venture, vocation.

curiosity (noun)

curiosity, inquisitiveness, nosiness.

portion (noun)

allotment, allowance, bit, budget, chunk, compartment, cut, dividend, division, fraction, half, helping, lot, measure, member, parcel, part, partition, percentage, piece, portion, proportion, quantum, quota, ration, sector, segment, share, slice, split, stake, stock, subdivision, zone.

Other synonyms and related words:

abetment, account, advantage, advocacy, aegis, affect, affect the interest, amuse, appeal, apply to, attract, attraction, auspices, avail, backing, basis, be attractive, bear on, bear upon, bearing, behalf, behoof, benefit, call, cause, championship, charm, claim, concernment, connection, consequence, contingent, convenience, countenance, deal, demand, divvy, doing, dole, encouragement, end, engage, equity, estate, fascinate, favor, fetch, fosterage, gain, glamor, glamour, good, great cause, guidance, import, importance, incentive, incitement, inducement, interestedness, intrigue, invitation, involve, issue, lively interest, lookout, mark, materiality, matter, meed, mess, modicum, moment, motive, note, occasion, party, pastime, patronage, pittance, premium, prescription, pretense, pretension, price, principle, proceeding, profit, provocative, rate, reason, refer to, reference, regard, relate to, respect, right, sake, salience, score, self-interest, self-interestedness, side, significance, snack, special favor, sponsorship, stead, take one's fancy, thing, title, touch, tutelage, weight, whack.

Rhymes for Interest:

  1. disinterest;

Quotes for Interest:

  1. No one was going to stop me from writing and no one had to really guide me towards science fiction. It was natural, really, that I would take that interest Octavia Butler.
  2. I must therefore implore your indulgence for a pretty long and plain development of my views concerning that cause which the citizens of New York, and you particularly, gentlemen, honour with generous interest Lajos Kossuth.
  3. At this point I have no interest in returning to wrestling. I am pursuing my acting career. But I never say never. I enjoyed the three years I was in the wrestling industry. Rita Mero.

Idioms of Interest:

  1. of interest ( to sm);
  2. take an interest in sm or sth;
  3. have best interest at heart;