interest englannista suomeksi
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Any excess over and above an exact equivalent
1597, Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''Henry IV, Part 1'', Act IV, sc 3:
- You shall have your desires with interest
Attention that is given to or received from someone or something.
Something or someone one is interested in.
Condition or quality of exciting concern or being of importance
1809, Taylor Coleridge|Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ''The Friend'', Essay VIII:
- The conscience, indeed, is already violated when to moral good or evil we oppose things possessing no moral interest.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes)
The persons interested in any particular business or measure, taken collectively.
To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing.
''It might interest you to learn that others have already tried that approach.''
''Action films don't really interest me.''
To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite.
(RQ:Ford Perkin Warbec)
- Or rather, gracious sir, / Create me to this glory, since my cause / Doth interest this fair quarrel.
To cause or permit to share.
- The mystical communion of all faithful men is such as maketh every one to be interested in those precious blessings which any one of them receiveth at God's hands.