Examples of crave in a Sentence
Like many celebrities, he craves attention.
I was craving french fries, so I pulled into the nearest fast-food restaurant.
Recent Examples of crave from the Web
Readers who crave more than a family vacation itinerary or a quick city guide to hot spots will find that Maptia satisfies a thirst for armchair exploration.
For those who are craving some McDonald’s burger and fries but can’t be bothered to go through a drive-through or a store: McDonald’s has partnered with UberEats to provide delivery from about 100 of its Seattle-area restaurants.
The savannas cater to both woodland and prairie plants and animals, as well as species that crave the shade of the old-growth trees and sun of the open spaces in between.
My students, whether urban or suburban, crave false finality.
But do hosts like Trevor Noah ever crave a breath of creative fresh air?
Like the book’s author, Sloane anticipates the pendulum swinging the other way and people craving lower-tech lives.
President Trump gained something Thursday he's been craving: validation from America's closest ally for his war on leaks.
News Rack is a fine choice for media addicts who crave a snappy RSS reader.
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Origin and Etymology 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
CRAVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crave for English Language Learners
: to have a very strong desire for (something)
CRAVE Defined for Kids
Definition of crave for Students
1 : to want greatly : long for crave chocolate The stray dog craved affection.
2 : to ask for earnestly “Sire, there is a messenger from the enemy who craves audience.” — C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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