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Definitions of covet

  1. wish, long, or crave for (something, esp. the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; -- used in a good sense. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden). Newage Dictionary DB
  5. To have or indulge inordinate desire. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To desire earnestly; to wish, wrongly and eagerly, for. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To have an extreme desire for something. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To desire or wish for eagerly: to wish for what is unlawful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. COVETABLE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To desire eagerly or unlawfully. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To desire wrongfully or eagerly; crave. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To desire earnestly to obtain anything; to desire what is unlawful; to long for or hanker after. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To have a desire for. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To desire or wish for eagerly; to desire earnestly to obtain; to desire any object which cannot be obtained or possessed lawfully; to have an earnest desire for. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. kuv'et, v.t. to desire or wish for eagerly: to wish for what is unlawful.--v.i. to desire (with for).--adjs. COV'ETABLE; COV'ETED.--adv. COV'ETINGLY.--ns. COV'ETISE (obs.), covetousness: ardent desire; COV'ETIVENESS (obs.), acquisitiveness.--adj. COV'ETOUS, inordinately desirous: avaricious.--adv. COV'ETOUSLY.--n. COV'ETOUSNESS. [O. Fr. coveiter (Fr. convoiter)--L. cupiditat-em--cup[)e]re, to desire.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Desire eagerly (usu. what belongs to another). Hence covetable a. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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