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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 ?
Contentment still I crave, Because Thou savest such.
you want the flavor that one gets by habit; the time was when I liked it as little as yourself; but I have come to my taste, and I now crave it, as a deer does the licks*.
But first, sir, if you desire tidings of this lost document, I must crave the favor of a little talk with your fair daughter Alice.
Then, to speak more plainly," continued the physician, "and I crave pardon, sir, should it seem to require pardon, for this needful plainness of my speech.
On the eastern shore of our Lake Erie, Don; but--I crave your courtesy--may be, you shall soon hear further of all that.
The license which I would here vindicate, is so necessary to the execution of my plan, that I will crave your patience while I illustrate my argument a little farther.
Take back your money, or give me the blow which I crave.
In less time than it takes to tell it, the worthy Bishop found himself a prisoner, and began to crave mercy from the men he had so lately been ready to sentence.
And whereto, then, would your prisoner escape should you leave her, unless it was to follow you and crave your protection, and ask your pardon for the cruel thoughts she has harbored against you these past few days?
He told the boy all that he knew of his father's past life in the jungle and when he found that the boy had been kept in ignorance of all these things for so many years, and that he had been forbidden visiting the zoological gardens; that he had had to bind and gag his tutor to find an opportunity to come to the music hall and see Ajax, he guessed immediately the nature of the great fear that lay in the hearts of the boy's parents-- that he might crave the jungle as his father had craved it.
But Adam did not crave it, Nor the flight he wouldn't brave it, Singing:--"Air and Water, Earth and Fire, What more can mortal man desire?
I have no quarrel with you, nor do I crave your life.