Definitions for covetˈkʌv ɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. covet(verb)

    wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)

    "She covets her sister's house"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. covet(Verb)

    To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of, often enviously.

  2. covet(Verb)

    To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden).

  3. covet(Verb)

    To yearn, have or indulge inordinate desire, notably for another's possession.

  4. Origin: from coveiten, from covoiter (modern convoiter), from covoitié, presumably modified from cupiditas.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Covet(verb)

    to wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; -- used in a good sense

  2. Covet(verb)

    to long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden)

  3. Covet(verb)

    to have or indulge inordinate desire


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