Crave vs Thirsty - What's the difference?

crave | thirsty |


As a verb crave

is to desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for.

As an adjective thirsty is

needing to drink.

crave

English

Verb

(crav)
  • To desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for.
  • I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one.
  • * Edmund Gurney
  • His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.
  • To ask for earnestly.
  • I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I crave your honour's pardon.
  • * Bible, Mark xv. 43
  • Joseph went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

    Derived terms

    * craving

    Anagrams

    * * ----

    thirsty

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Needing to drink.
  • After all that work I am really thirsty .
  • Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink.
  • *
  • *
  • Craving something.
  • I am thirsty for knowledge.
    After the president left office, the nation was thirsty for change.

    Derived terms

    * bloodthirsty

    See also

    * hungry * I am thirsty