Simple Definition of crave
: to have a very strong desire for (something)
Examples of crave
Like many celebrities, he craves attention.
I was craving french fries, so I pulled into the nearest fast-food restaurant.
Origin of crave
Middle English, from Old English crafian; akin to Old Norse krefja to crave, demand
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of crave
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