Meaning of desire
Pronunciation: (di-zīr'), [key]
— v., n. -sired, -sir•ing,
- to wish or long for; crave; want.
- to express a wish to obtain; ask for; request: The mayor desires your presence at the next meeting.
- a longing or craving, as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment: a desire for fame.
- an expressed wish; request.
- something desired.
- sexual appetite or a sexual urge.
- desire (Thesaurus)