Looking for the meaning or definition of the word interest? Here's what it means.
(uncountable, finance) The price paid for obtaining, or price received for providing, money or goods in a credittransaction, calculated as a fraction of the amount or value of what was borrowed. [from earlier 16th c.]
(uncountable) A great attention and concern from someone or something; intellectual curiosity. [from later 18th c.]
(uncountable) Attention that is given to or received from someone or something.