What does crave mean?

Definitions for crave
kreɪvcrave

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lustverb

    have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

  2. craveverb

    plead or ask for earnestly

Wiktionary

  1. craveverb

    To want strongly as to satisfy an appetite. To long for, to yearn.

    I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one.

    Etymology: From craven, from crafian, from krabōnan, from grep-. Cognate with Danish kræve, Norwegian kreve, Swedish kräva, krefja, krafa. Related to craft, grape.

  2. craveverb

    Ask earnestly.

    I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end.

    Etymology: From craven, from crafian, from krabōnan, from grep-. Cognate with Danish kræve, Norwegian kreve, Swedish kräva, krefja, krafa. Related to craft, grape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Craveverb

    to ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore

  2. Craveverb

    to call for, as a gratification; to long for; hence, to require or demand; as, the stomach craves food

  3. Craveverb

    to desire strongly; to feel an insatiable longing; as, a craving appetite

Freebase

  1. Crave

    Crave is the second album from the band Cyclefly, released on 8 April 2002. The album, originally called Tales from the Fish Bowl, had a vote by fans to decide the album art.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crave

    krāv, v.t. to beg earnestly: to beseech: to demand or require: to long for.—ns. Crav′er, one who craves: a beggar; Crav′ing, desire: longing. [A.S. crafian, to crave; Ice. krefja.]

CrunchBase

  1. CRAVE

    Crave is a lifestyle brand that is changing the way women experience sex toys through beautifully designed, discreet, and luxurious vibrators. The company was founded on the belief that sexual pleasure, intimacy, and satisfaction are at the core of being human. That sex is healthy, wholesome, and playful, and that delight and flirtation provide vital aspects to everyday life. Most of all, they believe that people crave a variety of sexual experiences and that there should be no judgement, stigma, or shame about that desire. The company’s first product was the Crave Duet, which was the first ever crowd-funded sex toy and went on to secure over $100,000. The company officially launched in February 2013 with a full line of beautifully-designed, luxury vibrators and foreplay jewelry.

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  1. caver

  2. carve

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crave in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of crave in a Sentence

  1. Al Bochi:

    When your body feels it has full permission to eat it whenever it wants, you'll start to crave other types of foods, including more healthy foods. For many people this is like a light bulb moment.

  2. David Pilgrim:

    When the dancing stops, the problems remain. Each day we dance — or work, or study, or shop — as if this country does not have systemic injustice, as if some groups are not hurt in the everyday flow of society. Every now and again, a racial incident or an expression of art makes us pause and reflect, but we soon return to dancing, return to the avoidance that we crave.

  3. Thomas Tusser:

    For the first fourteen years for a rod they do whine, For the next as a pearl in the world they do shine, For the next trim beauty beginneth to swerve, For the next matrons or drudges they serve, For the next doth crave a staff for a stay, For the next a bier to fetch them away.

  4. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    When We Crave,we become a Slave!

  5. George Will:

    We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

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