crave definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To have a powerful wish to have. See Synonyms at need.
    • To require urgently; require.
    • To beg earnestly for; implore. See Synonyms at beg.
    • To ask with earnestness or importunity; to inquire about with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore.
    • To demand, as a gratification; to miss; for this reason, to require or demand.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to own an eager or intense desire.
    • To desire strongly; to feel an insatiable longing.
  • verb:
    • To desire strongly as to satisfy an appetite. To miss, to yearn.
    • Ask earnestly.
    • plead or require earnestly
    • have a craving, appetite, or great desire to have
  • others:
    • To ask with earnestness or importunity; beseech; implore; ask with distribution or humility, as a dependant; beg or entreat for.
    • To really miss or eagerly want, as a means of satisfaction; need or demand, in order to satisfy desire for food or passion.
    • To demand a debt; dun: since, we craved him wherever we met him.
    • Synonyms Ask, Request, Beg, an such like. (see ask), to yearn for, need; to pray for.
    • to inquire about earnestly; beg; sue; plead: with concerning.

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