Thesaurus

envies

verb
present tense third-person singular of envy

Synonyms of envies

to have a resentful awareness of and desire for (another's possessions or advantages) or to feel resentment toward (someone) over possessions or advantages
  • her coworkers envied her chummy relationship with the senior vice president
  • they envied him because he didn't have to work for a living

Synonyms for envies

Words Related to envies

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About envies

Thesaurus Entries Near envies

envied

envies

envious

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Envies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/envies. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on envies

Nglish: Translation of envies for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of envies for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!