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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

greedgrid(n.)

  1. excessive or rapacious desire, esp. for wealth or possessions; avarice; covetousness.

Origin of greed:

1600–10; back formation from greedy

greed′some(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. greed(noun)

    excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

  2. avarice, greed, covetousness, rapacity, avaritia(noun)

    reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. greed(noun)grid

    a desire to have a lot for yourself

    greed and envy; his greed for power

  2. greedgrid

    a desire to eat to much food

    Greed made him fat.

Wiktionary

  1. greed(Noun)

    A selfish or excessive desire for more than is needed or deserved, especially of money, wealth, food, or other possessions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Greed(noun)

    an eager desire or longing; greediness; as, a greed of gain

Freebase

  1. Greed

    Greed is the inordinate desire to possess wealth, goods, or objects of abstract value with the intention to keep it for one's self, far beyond the dictates of basic survival and comfort. It is applied to a markedly high desire for and pursuit of wealth, status, and power. As a secular psychological concept, greed is, similarly, an inordinate desire to acquire or possess more than one needs. It is typically used to criticize those who seek excessive material wealth, although it may apply to the need to feel more excessively moral, social, or otherwise better than someone else.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

greed(noun)

a (too) great desire for food, money etc

Eating five cakes is just sheer greed.

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