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Noun: desire  di'zI(-u)r
  1. The feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
     
  2. An inclination to want things
    "a man of many desires"
     
  3. Something that is desired
Verb: desire  di'zI(-u)r
  1. Have a wish for
    "I desire to go home now";
    - want
     
  2. Expect and wish
    - hope, trust
     
  3. Express a desire for

Derived forms: desiring, desires, desired

Type of: arousal, bespeak, call for, feeling, inclination, quest, request, tendency, wish

Encyclopedia: Desire