Associations to the word «Desire»


DESIRE, verb. To want; to wish for earnestly.
DESIRE, verb. To put a request to (someone); to entreat.
DESIRE, verb. To want emotionally or sexually.
DESIRE, verb. To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
DESIRE, verb. To require; to demand; to claim.
DESIRE, verb. To miss; to regret.
DESIRE, noun. (countable) Someone or something wished for.
DESIRE, noun. (uncountable) Strong attraction, particularly romantic or sexual.
DESIRE, noun. (uncountable) Motivation.
DESIRE, noun. (uncountable) The feeling of desire.
DESIRE LINE, noun. A path that pedestrians take informally, rather than taking a sidewalk or set route; e.g. a well-worn ribbon of dirt that one sees cutting across a patch of grass, or paths in the snow.
DESIRE LINES, noun. Plural of desire line
DESIRE PATH, noun. A footpath made through foliage, grass etc. by repeated traffic rather than laid out by design.
DESIRE PATHS, noun. Plural of desire path

Dictionary definition

DESIRE, noun. The feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state.
DESIRE, noun. An inclination to want things; "a man of many desires".
DESIRE, noun. Something that is desired.
DESIRE, verb. Feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room".
DESIRE, verb. Expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise".
DESIRE, verb. Express a desire for.

Wise words

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