Definitions for covetˈkʌv ɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word covet
wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)
"She covets her sister's house"
To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of, often enviously.
To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden).
To yearn, have or indulge inordinate desire, notably for another's possession.
Origin: from coveiten, from covoiter (modern convoiter), from covoitié, presumably modified from cupiditas.
to wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; -- used in a good sense
to long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden)
to have or indulge inordinate desire
Translations for covet
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- طمع, جشعArabic
- жадувам, пожелавамBulgarian
- begehren, sehnenGerman
- codiciar, desearSpanish
- désirer, convoiter, guignerFrench
- cobizar, desexarGalician
- concupire, bramareItalian
- 貪る, 切望, 欲張るJapanese
- monoa, monowaMāori
- verlangen, smachten, lonken, lusten, begeren, hunkerenDutch
- жаждать, желать, домогатьсяRussian
- begära, suktaSwedish
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