Synonyms for desire

Synonyms for (noun) desire

Synonyms: desire

Definition: an inclination to want things

Usage: a man of many desires

Similar words: inclination, tendency

Definition: a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect

Usage: the alkaline inclination of the local waters; fabric with a tendency to shrink


Synonyms: desire

Definition: the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: desire

Definition: something that is desired

Similar words: arousal

Definition: a state of heightened physiological activity

Synonyms for (verb) desire

Synonyms: desire

Definition: express a desire for

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: hope, trust, desire

Definition: expect and wish

Usage: I trust you will behave better from now on; I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise

Similar words: wish

Definition: hope for; have a wish

Usage: I wish I could go home now