interest-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: incite curiosity, engage interest of

Chemistry doesn't interest him.
I applied for an internship with the county because social work interests me.
Would it interest you to pursue a career in education?
May I interest you in some dessert?

VerbNet: amuse-31.1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: interest.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: occupy/worry

No examples found - usage obsolete

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2