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Synonyms for covet
ˈkʌv ɪtcov·et

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. covet

    Synonyms:
    admire, approve, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, despise, detest, dislike, hate, loathe, nauseate, scorn, shun

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. covet

    Synonyms:
    long for, wish for, yearn for, hanker, desire

    Antonyms:
    despise, dislike, undervalue, mislike

Princeton's WordNet

  1. covetverb

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

    "She covets her sister's house"

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  1. covetverb

    Synonyms:
    desire, long for, lust for, hanker after, aspire to

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How to use covet in a sentence?

  1. Epictetus:

    Let death be daily before your eyes, and you will never entertain any abject thought, nor too eagerly covet anything.

  2. Nicole Sherrod:

    It's a demographic that is very much into tech, so it's not shocking that it tends to skew much higher in their portfolios, take something like Tesla: It's something hot that millennials covet, and although they may not have the purchasing power to buy the car yet, they can certainly buy the stock.

  3. Dave Nonis:

    We need to get value, i know from talking to other teams that they covet some of the players we have. If there are trades that make sense for us, we're going to do it.

  4. Mark Twain:

    …[I]n order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.

  5. Mark Twain:

    He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.


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