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ap·pe·tite

 (ăp′ĭ-tīt′)
n.
1. An instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink.
2. A strong wish or urge: an appetite for learning.
3. A collective demand: America's appetite for fossil fuels.

[Middle English apetit, from Old French, from Latin appetītus, strong desire, from past participle of appetere, to strive after : ad-, ad- + petere, to seek; see pet- in Indo-European roots.]

ap′pe·ti′tive (ăp′ĭ-tī′tĭv, ə-pĕt′ĭ-tĭv) adj.

appetite

(ˈæpɪˌtaɪt)
n
1. a desire for food or drink
2. a desire to satisfy a bodily craving, as for sexual pleasure
3. (usually foll by for) a desire, liking, or willingness: a great appetite for work.
[C14: from Old French apetit, from Latin appetītus a craving, from appetere to desire ardently]
appetitive adj

ap•pe•tite

(ˈæp ɪˌtaɪt)

n.
1. a desire for food or drink.
2. a desire to satisfy any bodily need or craving.
3. a desire or inclination for something; taste: an appetite for power.
[1275–1325; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin appetītus natural desire <appetere to desire]
ap′pe•ti`tive, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appetite - a feeling of craving somethingappetite - a feeling of craving something; "an appetite for life"; "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks
craving - an intense desire for some particular thing
stomach - an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
sweet tooth - a strong appetite for sweet food

appetite

noun
1. hunger, taste, palate, voracity, the munchies (slang), hungriness, ravenousness a slight fever, headache and loss of appetite
2. desire, liking, longing, demand, taste, passion, stomach, hunger, willingness, relish, craving, yearning, inclination, zeal, zest, propensity, hankering, proclivity, appetence, appetency our growing appetite for scandal
desire disgust, dislike, loathing, distaste, aversion, revulsion, repulsion, abhorrence, disinclination, repugnance
Quotations
"The appetite grows by eating" [François Rabelais Gargantua]

appetite

noun
1. A desire for food or drink:
2. A strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure:
3. A liking for something:
Translations
شَهِيَّةشَهِـيَّـه
chuťchuť k jídlu
appetitmadlyst
ruokahalu
תאבון
apetit
étvágy
matarlyst
食欲
식욕
apetitaskeliantis apetitąužkandis
apetīte
chuť do jedla
tek
aptit
ความอยากอาหาร
cảm giác ngon miệng

appetite

[ˈæpɪtaɪt] N
1. (for food) → apetito m
to eat with an appetitecomer con buen apetito or con ganas
to have a good appetitetener buen apetito
to have no appetiteno tener apetito
see also suppressant
2. (fig) → deseo m, anhelo m (for de) they had no appetite for further fightingya no les apetecía seguir luchando, no tenían más ganas de luchar
it spoiled their appetite for going abroadeso les quitó las ganas de ir al extranjero

appetite

[ˈæpɪtaɪt] n
(for food)appétit m
That walk has given me an appetite → Cette promenade m'a ouvert l'appétit.
He has a healthy appetite → Il a bon appétit.
(= desire) → goût m
his appetite for success → son goût de la réussite
to have an appetite for sth → avoir le goût de qch

appetite

n (for food etc) → Appetit m, → (Ess)lust f; (fig: = desire) → Verlangen nt, → Bedürfnis nt, → Lust f; (= sexual appetite)Lust f, → Begierde f; to have an/no appetite for somethingAppetit or Lust/keinen Appetit or keine Lust auf etw (acc)haben; (fig)Verlangen or Bedürfnis/kein Verlangen or Bedürfnis nach etw haben; to have a good appetiteeinen guten or gesunden Appetit haben; I hope you’ve got an appetiteich hoffe, ihr habt Appetit!; to take away or spoil one’s appetitesich (dat)den Appetit verderben

appetite

[ˈæpɪtaɪt] n appetite (for)appetito (per) (fig) → voglia (di), desiderio (di)
that walk has given me an appetite → la passeggiata mi ha messo or fatto venire appetito
to have a good appetite → godere di or avere un ottimo appetito

appetite

(ˈӕpitait) noun
a desire for food. Exercise gives you a good appetite.
ˈappetizer, ˈappetiser noun
(especially American) something eaten or drunk before or at the beginning of a meal in order to increase the appetite. They ate smoked salmon as an appetizer.
ˈappetizing, ˈappetising adjective
which increases the appetite. an appetizing smell.

appetite

شَهِيَّة chuť appetit Appetit όρεξη apetito ruokahalu appétit apetit appetito 食欲 식욕 eetlust appetitt apetyt apetite аппетит aptit ความอยากอาหาร iştah cảm giác ngon miệng 胃口

ap·pe·tite

n. apetito, deseos de, ganas de comer;
altered ______ alterado;
excessive ______ excesivo;
poor ___, loss of ___falta de ___, pérdida del ___.

appetite

n apetito
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