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Synonyms for avid
ˈæv ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avid, devouring(a), esurient, greedy(adj)

    (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous

    "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"

    undesiring, undesirous, unenthusiastic

  2. avid, zealous(adj)

    marked by active interest and enthusiasm

    "an avid sports fan"

    devouring(a), esurient, zealous, greedy

    undesiring, unenthusiastic, undesirous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. avid(a.)

    [Rare.] eager, greedy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. avid(a)

    eager, greedy, desirous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "avid":

    greedy, voracious, passionate, power-hungry, fervent, eager, ardent, impassioned, ravenous

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

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  1. Darlene Mullins:

    He was an avid fisherman. He wanted to travel the world.

  2. Tom Rothman:

    Instead of pushing [' Greyhound' ] well into next year, there were many streamers who were very avid for it, and Apple was extremely excited about it, apple was a really, really good home for that particular film. In the case of' Greyhound,' making a deal with Apple made sense, but that is not our overall business.

  3. Sophia Loren:

    Getting ahead in a difficult profession -- singing, acting, writing, whatever -- requires avid faith in yourself. You must be able to sustain yourself against staggering blows and unfair reversals. When I think back to those first couple of years in Rome, those endless rejections, without a glimmer of encouragement from anyone, all those failed screen tests, and yet I never let my desire slide away from me, my belief in myself and what I felt I could achieve.

  4. Jeff Goldstein:

    The avid fans of Godzilla came out Thursday and Friday, the real key for us is how broadly can we expand over the next couple weeks? Can we hold on to an interest thats wider than the regular Godzilla fans? I think we can.

  5. Adrienne Rich:

    As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son.

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