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Synonyms for covet
ˈkʌv ɪtcov·et

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 6 votes

  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 Antonyms3.2 / 5 votes

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. covetverb

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

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How to use covet in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Camille Paglia:

    In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.

  3. Epictetus:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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