What does desirable mean?

Definitions for desirable
dɪˈzaɪər ə bəlde·sir·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desirable(adj)

    worth having or seeking or achieving

    "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"

  2. desirable, suitable, worthy(adj)

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

Wiktionary

  1. desirable(Noun)

    A thing that people want; something that is desirable.

    There are plenty of desirables on display in the window.

  2. desirable(Adjective)

    describing something worth having, that is useful to have, or that would be nice to have.

    This applicant has almost all desirable properties.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Desirable(verb)

    worthy of desire or longing; fitted to excite desire or a wish to possess; pleasing; agreeable

    Etymology: [F. dsirable, fr. L. desiderabilis. See Desire, v. t.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'desirable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4257

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'desirable' in Adjectives Frequency: #579

How to pronounce desirable?

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How to say desirable in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desirable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desirable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of desirable in a Sentence

  1. Martha Beck:

    The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen these qualities in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being.

  2. Kristin Smith:

    It's certainly not the type of publicity that we want for Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency, but it's really important to realize that this was a hack and the crime is the hack, it's not the fact that Bitcoin was the desirable prize of this attack.

  3. Dave Grohl:

    The American dream was still tangible, still desirable. Today, the American dream is broken.

  4. Leopold Eidlitz:

    American architecture is the art of covering one thing with another thing, to immitate a third thing which, if genuine, would not be desirable

  5. Janet Yellen:

    I really think it is not a desirable thing for a president to comment so explicitly on The Fed policy, obviously, presidents can speak out if they choose to and give their opinions about policy, there's no law against that, but I don't think it's wise and I do think The Fed has a strong reputation for acting in an independent and non-political way and I would not like to see that reputation damaged.

Images & Illustrations of desirable

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