verb (used with object), de·sired, de·sir·ing.
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synonym study for desire
Examples from the Web for desiring
And Mrs. Westbury found she had not made any mistake in desiring her.A Little Girl in Old San Francisco|Amanda Minnie Douglas
For thirty years England and France now remained at peace, and England had many reasons for desiring peace to continue.The Conquest of New France|George M. Wrong
Tho' I am far from desiring they should stop there: I would have them endeavour to turn it into some useful Channel.A Dialogue upon the Gardens|William Gilpin
Desiring arrangements to be made for the subsistence of the Hessian recruits.
Mrs Mackenzie had left the room, desiring to speak a word to him alone as he came down.Miss Mackenzie|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for desiring
Other words from desireRelated adjective: orectic
Derived forms of desiredesirer, noun
Word Origin for desire
Idioms and Phrases with desiring
see leave a lot to be desired.