Definitions for AVIDˈæv ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avid, devouring(a), esurient, greedy(adj)

    (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous

    "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"

  2. avid, zealous(adj)

    marked by active interest and enthusiasm

    "an avid sports fan"


  1. avid(Adjective)

    enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy

    I'm an avid reader.

  2. Origin: From avidus, from aveo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avid(adj)

    longing eagerly for; eager; greedy

  2. Origin: [L. avidus, fr. avre to long: cf. F. avide. See Avarice.]


  1. Advancement Via Individual Determination

    AVID AVID is a non-profit organization that provides professional learning for educators to improve college readiness for all students, especially those traditionally underrepresented in higher education. AVID's College Readiness System had its start at the secondary level, with the AVID Elective class and AVID Schoolwide, and now also includes work in elementary schools and college campuses. These efforts are known as AVID Elementary and AVID for Higher Education.

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