What does crave mean?

Definitions for crave
kreɪvcrave

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust(verb)

    have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

  2. crave(verb)

    plead or ask for earnestly

Wiktionary

  1. crave(Verb)

    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. crave(Verb)

    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. Crave(verb)

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

  2. Crave(verb)

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

  3. Crave(verb)

    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.

Anagrams for crave »

  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. Lakshmi Narasimman:

    If we are in trouble we crave for freedom, and when we become free, we crave for trouble.

  2. George F. 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.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Love is the motto, love is the beginning, love is the source and love is everything that your heart shall crave for, in this world and the next.

  4. 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.

  5. Nausea Jarosh:

    A lot of [the] time women will crave carbs during that nauseated period, but carbs really move through your system quickly, they raise your blood sugar and then they lower it, and you crave something else— whereas protein can keep you fuller longer. And being full can actually help prevent that nauseated feeling during pregnancy.

Images & Illustrations of crave

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