express a wish to obtain
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  • desire — desiredly /di zuyeurd lee, zuy rid /, adv. desiredness, n. desireless, adj. desirer, n. desiringly, adv. /di zuyeur /, v., desired, desiring, n. v.t. 1. to wish or long for; crave; want. 2. to express a wish to obtain; ask for; request: The mayor …   Universalium

  • desire — de·sire vt de·sired, de·sir·ing: to wish for earnestly see also precatory ◇ Courts have variously interpreted desire in wills to indicate either a direction of the testator that must be followed or merely an expression of what the testator hoped… …   Law dictionary

  • desire — [c]/dəˈzaɪə / (say duh zuyuh) verb (desired, desiring) –verb (t) 1. to wish or long for; crave; want. 2. to express a wish to obtain; ask for; request: *He also desired that she should occupy her villa rent free, and she gave him notice on the… …   Australian English dictionary

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