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1. desire

noun. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state.

Synonyms

  • dream
  • feeling
  • whim
  • physical attraction
  • eros
  • concupiscence
  • caprice
  • longing
  • wishing
  • hungriness
  • yearning
  • bloodlust
  • temptation
  • urge
  • want
  • craving
  • impulse
  • itch
  • wish
  • aspiration
  • ambition

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness
  • man
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
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  • lambreau
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  • hwang-ho
  • guandjo
  • gendreau
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  • celo
  • cabo
  • brancheau
  • blincoe
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  • vigneault
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  • van-gogh
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  • tableaux

2. desire

verb. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] feel or have a desire for; want strongly.

Synonyms

  • care
  • miss
  • yearn
  • hope
  • like
  • seek
  • long
  • take to
  • fancy
  • lech after
  • crave
  • go for
  • wish well
  • spoil
  • begrudge
  • feel like
  • want
  • hunger
  • envy
  • lust after
  • hanker
  • itch
  • wish
  • thirst
  • lust
  • ambition

Antonyms

  • overshoot
  • undershoot
  • hit
  • success

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. desire

noun. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] an inclination to want things.

Synonyms

  • tendency
  • thirstiness
  • hungriness
  • greed
  • inclination
  • hunger

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • feed
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. desire

verb. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] expect and wish.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • wish

Antonyms

  • unlike
  • unalike
  • dissimilitude

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. desire

verb. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] express a desire for.

Synonyms

  • bespeak
  • quest
  • request

Antonyms

  • hopelessness
  • pessimism
  • dislike
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about.

Synonyms

  • cognize
  • keep track
  • cognise
  • realise
  • recognize
  • agnise
  • realize
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • stay in place
  • open
  • abstain

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] know how to do or perform something.

Synonyms

  • control
  • know what's going on
  • master
  • get the hang
  • be with it
  • know the score
  • know what's what

Antonyms

  • be well
  • divide
  • disarrange
  • detach

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt.

Synonyms

  • cognise
  • foresee
  • foreknow
  • previse
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • lose
  • dissuade
  • dishonor
  • refuse

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations.

Synonyms

  • go through
  • experience
  • see
  • taste
  • relive
  • live over

Antonyms

  • get up
  • turn out
  • malevolence
  • hate

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority.

Synonyms

  • recognize
  • acknowledge
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • wife
  • husband
  • miss

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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