Part of speech:
Filled with or inspiring hope (uncommon)
Feeling or showing a yearning
A wish or desire for something; craving
In the manner of being; as if. Used as an intensifier of action:
Care is defined as to have feelings like concern, responsibility or love for someone or something.
To utter (a greeting or salutation):
To yearn is defined as to want something strongly.
To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
To put before something or someone else in one's liking, opinion, etc.; like better
To feel or cause an irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
(Computing) To cause (a program or subroutine) to execute.
(Informal) To suppose; presume; guess
To think (of) as at all possible, desirable, etc.
To congratulate is to praise or compliment someone or to offer them good wishes when something good happens.
To be ambitious (to get or do something, esp. something grand); seek (after)
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
To instruct to do something; give an order to; command
To be in need or want.
To deserve and get; require as due, proper, or becoming
To entreat is defined as to beg for something or beg to do something.
To regard (something) with envy.
To yearn or long
Used to indicate intention:
To please is to make someone happy or satisfied.
To have the desire or wish; please
To begrudge is defined as wishing someone did not have something or that you do something that you don't want to do.
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
To dislike is to feel distaste or hostility towards someone or something.
To be in need of; need
The definition of instruct is to teach something or to tell someone how to do something.
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