Crave

Definition of Crave

Pronunciation: krāv
v. t.1.To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore.
[imp. & p. p. Craved (krāvd); p pr. & vb. n. Craving.]
I crave your honor's pardon.
- Shak.
Joseph . . . went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.
- Mark xv. 43.
2.To call for, as a gratification; to long for; hence, to require or demand; as, the stomach craves food.
His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.
- Edmund Gurney.
v. i.1.To desire strongly; to feel an insatiable longing; as, a craving appetite.
Once one may crave for love.
- Suckling.

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