greed

  • 21greed — de·greed; greed; greed·i·ly; greed·i·ness; …

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  • 22greed — [[t]gri͟ːd[/t]] N UNCOUNT Greed is the desire to have more of something, such as food or money, than is necessary or fair. ...an insatiable greed for personal power... I get fed up with other people s greed. Syn: avarice …

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  • 23greed — noun (U) 1 a strong desire for more food or drink than you need: pure greed: It s pure greed but I d love some more of that cake. 2 a strong desire for more money, power, possessions etc than you need: a man driven by greed and envy …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24greed — also greediness; noun 1) human greed Syn: avarice, acquisitiveness, covetousness, materialism, mercenariness; informal money grubbing 2) her mouth watered with greed Syn: gluttony, hunger, voracity …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 25greed — UK [ɡriːd] / US [ɡrɪd] noun [uncountable] 1) a strong wish to have more money, things, or power than you need a growing culture of corporate greed (= the greed of large companies) their greed for power 2) a strong wish to have more food than you… …

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  • 26greed — [[t]grid[/t]] n. excessive or rapacious desire, esp. for wealth or possessions; avarice; covetousness • Etymology: 1600–10; back formation from greedy greed′less, adj. greed′some, adj …

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  • 27greed — /grid / (say greed) noun inordinate or rapacious desire, especially for food or wealth. {Middle English, Old English græd (only in dative plural), related to Old Norse grāðr hunger, greed, Gothic grēdus hunger} –greedless, adjective …

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  • 28greed —  ; avarice    Both words (the first from Old English for voracious or covetous, and the second from the Latin avaritia,meaning greed ) refer to an immoderate or excessive desire for wealth or material possessions. Greed is considered one of the… …

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  • 29greed — noun A selfish or excessive desire for more than is needed or deserved, especially of money, wealth, food, or other possessions. His greed was his undoing. Syn: avarice, covetousness, greediness, rapacity …

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  • 30Greed — This name derives from the Olde English graedig meaning voracious or ravenous and was originally applied as a nickname to one having rather a large appetite. It occurs with the name Greedy, which derives from the same root. The surname Greed is… …

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  • 31greed — noun Etymology: back formation from greedy Date: 1609 a selfish and excessive desire for more of something (as money) than is needed …

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  • 32greed — Synonyms and related words: acedia, acquisitiveness, anger, autism, avarice, avariciousness, avaritia, avidity, avidness, careerism, covetousness, crapulence, crapulency, craving, cupidity, deadly sin, edacity, ego trip, egotism, envy, frenzy of… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 33greed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. greediness, desire, cupidity, avidity, avarice. See gluttony, parsimony. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. greediness, avidity, selfishness, eagerness, avarice, voracity, excess, rapacity, gluttony, piggishness …

    English dictionary for students

  • 34greed — grɪːd n. voracity, desire, covetousness, avarice, selfishness, rapacity …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 35Greed —    Voir Les Rapaces …

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  • 36greed — edger …

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  • 37greed n — agree v …

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  • 38greed — giferness …

    English to the Old English

  • 39greed — noun intense and selfish desire for wealth, power, or food. Origin C16: back form. from greedy …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 40greed — n. Eagerness, longing. See greediness …

    New dictionary of synonyms