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crave

 (krāv)
v. craved, crav·ing, craves
v.tr.
1. To have an intense desire for. See Synonyms at desire.
2. To beg earnestly for: Your Honor, I crave the court's indulgence in this matter.
v.intr.
To have an intense desire for something

[Middle English craven, from Old English crafian, to beg.]

crav′er n.
crav′ing·ly adv.

crave

(kreɪv)
vb
1. (when: intr, foll by for or after) to desire intensely; long (for)
2. (tr) to need greatly or urgently
3. (tr) to beg or plead for
[Old English crafian; related to Old Norse krefja to demand, krǣfr strong; see craft]
ˈcraver n

crave

(kreɪv)

v. craved, crav•ing. v.t.
1. to long for; desire eagerly.
2. to require; need: a problem craving your prompt attention.
3. to ask earnestly for.
v.i.
4. to beg or plead (usu. fol. by for).
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English crafian; akin to Old Norse krefja]
crav′er, n.

crave


Past participle: craved
Gerund: craving

Imperative
crave
crave
Present
I crave
you crave
he/she/it craves
we crave
you crave
they crave
Preterite
I craved
you craved
he/she/it craved
we craved
you craved
they craved
Present Continuous
I am craving
you are craving
he/she/it is craving
we are craving
you are craving
they are craving
Present Perfect
I have craved
you have craved
he/she/it has craved
we have craved
you have craved
they have craved
Past Continuous
I was craving
you were craving
he/she/it was craving
we were craving
you were craving
they were craving
Past Perfect
I had craved
you had craved
he/she/it had craved
we had craved
you had craved
they had craved
Future
I will crave
you will crave
he/she/it will crave
we will crave
you will crave
they will crave
Future Perfect
I will have craved
you will have craved
he/she/it will have craved
we will have craved
you will have craved
they will have craved
Future Continuous
I will be craving
you will be craving
he/she/it will be craving
we will be craving
you will be craving
they will be craving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been craving
you have been craving
he/she/it has been craving
we have been craving
you have been craving
they have been craving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been craving
you will have been craving
he/she/it will have been craving
we will have been craving
you will have been craving
they will have been craving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been craving
you had been craving
he/she/it had been craving
we had been craving
you had been craving
they had been craving
Conditional
I would crave
you would crave
he/she/it would crave
we would crave
you would crave
they would crave
Past Conditional
I would have craved
you would have craved
he/she/it would have craved
we would have craved
you would have craved
they would have craved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.crave - have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
desire, want - feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
2.crave - plead or ask for earnestly
beg, implore, pray - call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"

crave

verb
1. long for, yearn for, hanker after, be dying for, want, need, require, desire, fancy (informal), hope for, cry out for (informal), thirst for, pine for, lust after, pant for, sigh for, set your heart on, hunger after, eat your heart out over, would give your eyeteeth for There may be certain times of day when smokers crave a cigarette.
2. (Informal) beg, ask for, seek, petition, pray for, plead for, solicit, implore, beseech, entreat, supplicate If I may crave your lordship's indulgence, I would like to consult my client.

crave

verb
1. To have a greedy, obsessive desire:
2. To make an earnest or urgent request:
Archaic: conjure.
Translations
يَتوقُ الى، يَرغَبُ رغبة شَديدةَيَلْتَمِـس، يَطْلُبُ مُتَوَسِّلا
toužitžadonit
hige eftertiggetørste efter
žudjeti
sóvárogvágyakozikvágyikvágyódik
beiîast, biîja umòrá, sáròarfnast
desidero
geismas
alktkārotlūgtlūgties
dilemekistemekşiddetle arzulamak

crave

[kreɪv] VT
1. (also crave for) [+ food] → tener antojo de; [+ affection, attention] → reclamar
2. (= beg) [+ pardon] → suplicar; [+ permission] → implorar, rogar

crave

[ˈkreɪv]
vt (= desire) [+ attention] → avoir un grand besoin de; [+ food, drink, cigarette] → avoir envie de, avoir terriblement envie de; [+ comfort, luxury] → être avide de; [+ fresh air] → avoir besoin de
vi
to crave for [+ attention] → avoir un grand besoin de; [+ food, drink, cigarette] → avoir envie de, avoir terriblement envie de; [+ luxury] → être avide de; [+ fresh air] → avoir besoin de

crave

vt (liter: = beg) → erbitten; mercy alsoerflehen; (= desire) attention, drink etcsich sehnen nach; to crave somebody’s pardon (form)jdn um Verzeihung anflehen; ladies and gentlemen, may I crave your indulgence? (form)meine Damen und Herren, darf ich um Ihre werte Aufmerksamkeit bitten?; may I crave your indulgence a moment longer? (form)darf ich Ihre Geduld noch etwas länger in Anspruch nehmen?

crave

[kreɪv]
1. vt
a. (desire) → desiderare disperatamente
b. (frm) (pardon, permission) → implorare
2. vi to crave for = 1 a

crave

(kreiv) verb
1. to beg for.
2. to long for, desire extremely.
ˈcraving noun
a desire or longing. a craving for adventure.

crave

vt. apetecer; ansiar; desear algo excesivamente.
References in classic literature ?
I believe the turbulent waves Swallow the last shipper and boat; She with her singing craves All to visit her magic moat.
But my curiosity will be past its appetite; it craves food now.
Now he hunts no more, no more shall Groan-Maker be aloft; it is a woman's kiss he craves, not the touch of your rough tongue, it is a woman's hand he holds, not the smooth haft of horn, he, who of all men, was the fiercest and the first; for this last shame has overtaken him.
Throwing himself on the ground at the Caliph's feet, he said: "Commander of the Faithful, your miserable slave has offended you, and craves forgiveness.
He threw himself upon his back and fairly wallowed at my feet; jumped up and sprang upon me, rolling me upon the ground by his great weight; then wriggling and squirming around me like a playful puppy presenting its back for the petting it craves.
He craves dreadfully to come into the cabin, and has as good as asked me as much to my face; but I put him off with unsartain answers, so that he is no wiser than Solo mon.
I dreamed only to love thee and be with thee a little time, and so to let thee pass away, leaving but thine image in mine heart; for, Giovanni, believe it, though my body be nourished with poison, my spirit is God's creature, and craves love as its daily food.
he asked; and the question opened a way so attractive that I think no one whose dull life craves for colour could have resisted it.
And yet I somehow feel she needs help -- craves it -- and I want to give it to her and can't.