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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person);
- Example: "She covets her sister's house"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Covet \Cov"et\ (k?v"?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Covered; p. pr. & vb. n. Coveting.] [OF. coveitier, covoitier, F. convoiter, from a derivative fr. L. cupere to desire; cf. Skr. kup to become excited. Cf. Cupidity.] [1913 Webster] 1. To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; -- used in a good sense. [1913 Webster] Covet earnestly the best gifts. --1. Cor. xxii. 31. [1913 Webster] If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul alive. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden). [1913 Webster] Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house. --Ex. xx. 17. Syn: To long for; desire; hanker after; crave. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Covet \Cov"et\, v. i. To have or indulge inordinate desire. [1913 Webster] Which [money] while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith. --1 Tim. vi. 10. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

covet v 1: wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "covet": aspire after, begrudge, cast envious eyes, choose, crave, crave after, crawl after, desiderate, envy, grudge, hanker after, hunger after, lust after, pant after, run mad after, thirst after, want, wish