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

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

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  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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Di Maio:

    It is desirable that we talk and see each other today.

  2. Allen Adamson:

    Everything can be fast today. What you want to communicate is something more desirable.

  3. Plutarch:

    It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.

  4. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba:

    Duty without love is deplorable. Duty with love is desirable. Love without duty is Divine.

  5. John McEnroe:

    After the top few guys I'm guessing the fourth or fifth most desirable guy to watch is him.

Images & Illustrations of desirable

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