Meaning : Be of importance or consequence.
This matters to me!.
Synonyms : matter to
Meaning : A sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something.
An interest in music.
Synonyms : involvement
Meaning : A reason for wanting something done.
For your sake.
Died for the sake of his country.
In the interest of safety.
In the common interest.
Synonyms : sake
Meaning : A fixed charge for borrowing money. Usually a percentage of the amount borrowed.
How much interest do you pay on your mortgage?.
Meaning : (law) a right or legal share of something. A financial involvement with something.
They have interests all over the world.
A stake in the company's future.
Synonyms : stake
Meaning : (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims.
The iron interests stepped up production.
Synonyms : interest group