Another word for desire
The wish to enjoy
aspiration, longing, yearning, craving, wish, want, motive, will, urge, eagerness, ardor, solicitude, propensity, predilection, fancy, greed, avidity, cupidity, covetousness, obsession, frenzy, craze, mania, urge, appetite, hunger, thirst, passion, attraction, rapaciousness, fondness, liking, inclination, proclivity, ravenousness, ardent impulse, voracity, relish, grasping, monomania, pining, hankering*, itch*, stomach*, yen*; see also ambition 1, greed.
Erotic wish to possess
lust, concupiscence, passion, urge, hunger, appetite, fascination, doting, infatuation, fervor, excitement, amorousness, sexual love, carnality, libido, lechery, lasciviousness, sensual appetite, sexual appetite, prurience, priapism, carnal passion, salaciousness, lecherousness, erotism, eroticism, erotomania, satyriasis, nymphomania, biological urge, estrus, the hots*, rut*, heat*, horniness*, lech*; see also love 1.
To wish for
To want sexually
lust after, long for, hunger for, wish for, have the hots for*, be turned on by*, have hot pants for*; see also want 1.
desire, generally interchangeable with the other words here in the sense of `to long for," stresses intensity or ardor to desire success; wish is not so strong a term as desire and has special application when an unrealizable longing is meant he wished summer were here; want, specifically suggesting a longing for something lacking or needed, generally is a more informal equivalent of wishshe wants, or wishes, to go with us; crave suggests a strong desire to gratify a physical appetite or an urgent need to crave affection
Another word for desireverb
To have the desire or inclination to:choose, like1, please, want, will, wish. Idioms: have a mind, see fit. See desire
To have a strong longing for:ache, covet, hanker, long2, pant, pine, want, wish, yearn. (Informal) hone2. See desire
A strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure:appetence, appetency, appetite, craving, hunger, itch, longing, lust, thirst, wish, yearning, yen. See desire
Sexual hunger:amativeness, concupiscence, eroticism, erotism, itch, libidinousness, lust, lustfulness, passion, prurience, pruriency. See desire, sex