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2 Translation results for desire in Spanish

verb | noun

desire verb

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desired, has desired, is desiring, desires
desear; rogar, solicitar

Example sentences of
desire verb

  • He desired her approval more than anything.
  • The apartment has modern amenities, a great location—everything you could desire.
  • She knew that men still desired her.
  • The apartment has modern amenities, a great location-everything you could desire.

Synonyms of
desire verb

Detailed synonyms for desire verb

Desire, wish, want, crave, covet significan tener ansia o anhelo de algo.
  • Desire recalca la fuerza del sentimiento e indica a menudo una fuerte intención o una meta fija <desires to start a new life in another state>.
  • Wish indica con frecuencia un anhelo general o transitorio por lo que no se puede obtener <she wished that she could help>.
  • Want connota específicamente un anhelo de algo que podría satisfacer una necesidad que se siente <wants to have a family>.
  • Crave connota la fuerza del apetito físico o la necesidad emotiva <he craves sweets constantly>.
    antonyms: spurn
  • Covet indica un deseo fuerte y envidioso, típicamente por algo que pertenece a otro <one of the most coveted honors in the sports world>.

desire noun

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deseo, anhelo, ansia

Example sentences of
desire noun

  • Desire is a common theme is music and literature.
  • The magazine tries to attend to the needs and desires of its readers.
  • Both sides feel a real desire for peace.
  • His decisions are guided by his desire for land.
  • They expressed a desire to go with us.
  • They have a desire to have children.
  • a strong desire to travel around the world
  • He was overcome with desire for her.

Reverse translation for desire

desear  - to wish, to want, to desire 
rogar  - to beg, to plead, to beg, to request, to pray 
solicitar  - to request, to solicit, to apply for 
deseo  - wish, desire 
anhelo  - longing, yearning 
ansia  - apprehensiveness, uneasiness, anguish, distress, longing, yearning 
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