worth having or wanting; pleasing, excellent, or fine: a desirable apartment.
arousing desire or longing: a desirable man or woman.
advisable; recommendable: a desirable law.
a person or thing that is desirable.
- de·sir·a·bil·i·ty, de·sir·a·ble·ness, noun
- de·sir·a·bly, adverb
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How to use desirable in a sentence
Publishers must think strategically about making their inventory as desirable and addressable as possible.The future of identity and addressability is people-based IDs | LiveRamp | November 11, 2020 | Digiday
NAP consistency is a vital ranking factor that can either plummet your business in the eyes of search engines, or it can help you reach those topmost desirable spots in the SERPs.Does changing your business phone number affect SEO? | Emma Worden | November 3, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
As long as the US remains a desirable place for people to study and work, some proportion of them will stay, and contribute their skills and energies here instead of taking them back home.America’s technological leadership is at stake in this election | Gideon Lichfield | October 29, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
We need to expand that and move it out further into those areas so that they are more desirable for people to move into.In blue N.Va., Democrats eye a mayoral seat long held by the GOP | Antonio Olivo | October 28, 2020 | Washington Post
However, there are different streams, priorities within those, and a fully 100% cloud-native environment may not be achievable or desirable.
I listed the acceptable outcomes as three, in order of desirability.
One can disagree with the desirability or the consequences of some of these goals.
Socially, too, making yourself a bit scarce increases your desirability, but mainly it suits your increasingly private nature.
But as the desirability of a technology increases, she said, so too does its effectiveness along with the willingness to use it.Women | Tools | Technology: Out of the Shadows and Into the Light | Daily Beast Promotions | March 15, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is it not time to seriously consider the desirability of co-ordinating the labours of individual scholars?The Three Days' Tournament | Jessie L. Weston
Walter had impressed upon her the desirability of not entering France—without, however, giving any plain reason.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
The desirability of co-education at the post-primary school level, however, was frequently disputed.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents | Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
Ball had been to school before, and of this school he often bragged as the acme of desirability and wickedness.Eric, or Little by Little | Frederic W. Farrar
He had also views as to the general desirability of the pattern which were vaguely adverse.A Thin Ghost and Others | M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
British Dictionary definitions for desirable
worthy of desire or recommendation: a desirable residence
arousing desire, esp sexual desire; attractive
a person or thing that is the object of desire
- desirability or desirableness, noun
- desirably, adverb
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