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Wiktionary4.0 / 3 votes

  1. greednoun

    Synonyms:
    rapacity, avarice, covetousness, greediness

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. greednoun

    excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

    Synonyms:
    rapacity, avarice, covetousness, avaritia

  2. avarice, greed, covetousness, rapacity, avaritianoun

    reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

    Synonyms:
    cupidity, voracity, esurience, avariciousness, avarice, avaritia, edacity, covetousness, voraciousness, rapacity, rapaciousness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes

  1. greednoun

    Synonyms:
    eagerness, longing, GREEDINESS

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "greed":

    avidity, avarice, rapacity

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Greed":

    Welton LeJeune, Tobias Wirz

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How to use greed in a sentence?

  1. Rooma Mehra:

    Greed knows no shame

  2. Craig Mitnick:

    Greed and ego are too often the downfall of mankind

  3. Donald Trump:

    Think of Donald Trump's personal qualities, the bullying, the greed, the showing off, the misogyny, the absurd third grade theatrics, we have long referred to him as 'The Donald.' He is the only person in America to whom we have added an article before his name. It wasn't because he had attributes we admired.

  4. Tatiana Martins:

    This case is about the age-old tale of the abuse of political power for personal greed.

  5. Israel Antiquities Authority:

    Related : 25 new' Dead Sea Scrolls' revealed The document indicates the payment of taxes or transfer of goods to storehouses in Jerusalem, the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Judah, according to Israel Antiquities Authority. The discovery of the papyrus shows that there are other artifacts of tremendous importance to our heritage that are waiting to be found in the Judean Desert caves, the world’s heritage assets are being plundered on a daily basis by antiquities robbers solely for greed.


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