crave

  • 1 crave — crave …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 Crave — or craving may refer to: Hunger A food craving Craving (withdrawal), a psychological withdrawal symptom Crave (album), a 2002 album by Cyclefly Crave (play), a play by Sarah Kane Crave (band), an R B musical group Craving (album), a 1999 album by …

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  • 3 crave — [ krav ] n. m. • 1606; même rad. que cravan « oie sauvage », p. ê. d o. gaul. ♦ Zool. Oiseau grégaire des montagnes, de la taille du choucas, au plumage noir, au bec et aux pattes rouges. ● crave nom masculin (gaulois crago) Corneille des Alpes… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 crave — [ kreıv ] verb 1. ) crave or crave for intransitive or transitive to want something very much and in a way that is very hard to control: LONG FOR: He d craved the attention of the older kids. Lewis still craves for the recognition he feels he… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 Crave — (kr[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craved} (kr[=a]vd); p pr. & vb. n. {Craving}.] [AS. crafian; akin to Icel. krefja, Sw. kr[aum]fva, Dan. kr[ae]ve.] 1. To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Crave — Crave, v. i. To desire strongly; to feel an insatiable longing; as, a craving appetite. [1913 Webster] Once one may crave for love. Suckling. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 crave — index desire, lack, need, require (need) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 crave — [v1] desire intensely ache for, covet, cry out for, die for*, dream, eat one’s heart out*, fancy, give eyeteeth for*, hunger for*, itch for*, long for, lust after, need, pine for*, require, sigh for, spoil for, suspire, thirst for*, want, yearn… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 crave — ► VERB 1) feel a powerful desire for. 2) dated ask for: I must crave your indulgence. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 crave — [kreıv] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: crafian] to have an extremely strong desire for something ▪ She s an insecure child who craves attention …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 crave — (v.) O.E. crafian ask, implore, demand by right, from N.Gmc. *krabojan (Cf. O.N. krefja to demand, Dan. kræve, Swed. kräva); perhaps related to CRAFT (Cf. craft) in its base sense of power. Current sense to long for is c.1400, probably through… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 crave — covet, *desire, wish, want Analogous words: *long, hanker, yearn, pine, hunger, thirst Antonyms: spurn Contrasted words: reject, repudiate, refuse, *decline: abhor, abominate, detest, loathe, *hate: *despise …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 crave — [krāv] vt. craved, craving [ME craven < OE crafian, lit., to demand as right < base of cræft, strength, might: see CRAFT] 1. to ask for earnestly; beg 2. to long for eagerly; desire strongly 3. to be in great need of vi. to have a strong… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 crave — v. 1) to crave strongly 2) (d; intr.) to crave for (to crave for peace and quiet) USAGE NOTE: The phrase to crave for smt. is less common than to crave smt. * * * [kreɪv] to cravestrongly (d;intr.) to cravefor (USAGE NOTE: The phrase to crave for …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 crave — UK [kreɪv] / US verb Word forms crave : present tense I/you/we/they crave he/she/it craves present participle craving past tense craved past participle craved 1) crave or crave for [intransitive/transitive] to want something very much and in a… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 crave — /kreɪv / (say krayv) verb (t) (craved, craving) 1. to long for or desire eagerly. 2. to need greatly; require. 3. to ask earnestly for (something); beg for. 4. Obsolete to ask (a person) earnestly for something or to do something. –phrase 5.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 crave — verb (craved; craving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English crafian; akin to Old Norse krefja to crave, demand Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to ask for earnestly ; beg, demand …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 crave — craver, n. /krayv/, v., craved, craving. v.t. 1. to long for; want greatly; desire eagerly: to crave sweets; to crave affection. 2. to require; need: a problem craving prompt attention. 3. to ask earnestly for (something); beg for. 4. to ask (a… …

    Universalium

  • 19 crave — verb /kreɪv/ a) To want strongly as to satisfy an appetite. To long for, to yearn. I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one. b) Ask earnestly. I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end …

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  • 20 crave — [[t]kre͟ɪv[/t]] craves, craving, craved VERB If you crave something, you want to have it very much. [V n] There may be certain times of day when smokers crave their cigarette... [V for n] You may be craving for some fresh air. [Also V to inf]… …

    English dictionary


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