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Synonyms for interest

Synonyms for interest

mental acquisitiveness

curiosity about or attention to someone or something

something that contributes to or increases one's well-being

a right or legal share in something

to arouse the interest and attention of

Synonyms for interest

a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something

a reason for wanting something done


the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)

a fixed charge for borrowing money

(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

be on the mind of

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At the fourth meeting Coun McDonald declared an interest, saying he had attended a meeting at the site with Pontypridd MP Owen Smith and the seat's AM Mick Antoniw "relating to a separate matter".
"I declared an interest and rather enthusiastically urged another to support this.
CRICKET: Phil DeFreitas has declared an interest in replacing Troy Cooley as England's bowling coach.
However, Paris St Germain are keen on him too - and Benfica have also declared an interest.
"If there had been any debate, I would immediately have declared an interest. But I don't believe I needed to because there was no debate."
Currently, only Jim McGuinness has officially declared an interest - the under-21 team manager is determined to take his enigmatic charges to the next level.
Mr Hood last night accepted that "with hindsight" he should have declared an interest, although he insisted that it had been an "innocent oversight" on his part.
France and Italy are two nations who have declared an interest in being tournament hosts but there is a chance they could join forces.
Mr Oaten, 41, is the only one of the younger generation of Lib Dem MPs to have declared an interest in contesting the leadership following the dramatic ousting of Charles Kennedy.
Sheffield Wednesday are set to take the pounds 200,000-rated Scotland Under- 21 international to Hillsborough next week for training but Charlton, currently second bottom in the Premiership, have also declared an interest.
* WALES, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland have formally declared an interest in jointly hosting Euro 2020, as the Celtic nations scent a chance to challenge Turkey for one of sport's three mega events.
Former Leeds and Villa boss O'Leary, 49, would be a popular choice while Liam Brady has also declared an interest.
Chamber of Trade chairman Paul Brett said as a shareholder with potential Asda suppliers, Hufenfa De Arfon/South Caernarfonshire Creameries, the Plaid Cymru councillor should have declared an interest and refrained from voting.