Definition of crave in English:


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Pronunciation: /kreɪv


[with object]



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  • One minute I was fighting off psychotic gossip cravers and the next thing I knew, I was here sobbing.
  • One study found that when chocolate cravers were given milk chocolate, white chocolate or capsules of cocoa powder, their cravings were curbed only by eating the milk chocolate.
  • From cheese cravers and milk lovers to yogurt enthusiasts and ice cream fanatics, consumers just can't seem to get enough dairy - with one notable exception.


Old English crafian (in the sense 'demand, claim as a right'), of Germanic origin; related to Swedish kräva, Danish kræve 'demand'. The current sense dates from late Middle English.

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