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COVET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does covet mean? 

COVET (verb)
  The verb COVET has 1 sense:

1. wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)

  Familiarity information: COVET used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COVET (verb)


Sense 1covet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Context example:

She covets her sister's house

Hypernyms (to "covet" is one way to...):

begrudge; envy (be envious of; set one's heart on)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "covet"):

drool; salivate (be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They covet the money


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