Synonyms for Desire:

n.

choose, please. ache, pant, hone. affection (noun)
love.
appetite (noun)
stomach.
captivation (noun)
infatuation.
choice (noun)
judgment, selection, volition, preference, pick, decision, election, determination, option, alternative, choice, discretion.
desire (noun)
expectation, hunger, trust, eagerness, itch, hope, lust, amorousness, longing, thirst, acquisitiveness, need, want, passion, covetousness, fondness, wish, craving, urge, yearning, greed, Ardency.
envy (noun)
envy, dissatisfaction, resentment, discontent, avarice.
free will (noun)
volition.
hope (noun)
sureness, anticipation, faith, optimism, presumption, contemplation, aspiration, confidence.
love (noun)
crush, intimacy, adoration, oneness, romance, attachment, affection, endearment, friendliness, infatuation, idolization, sentimentality, kinship, liking, devotion, communion, tenderness, faithfulness.
request (noun)
query, question, probe, invitation, solicitation, entreaty, petition, plea, hope, inquiry, request, demand, requisition, bid, summons, appeal, want.
want, longing (noun)
devotion, fascination, fancy, predilection, ardor, urge, solicitude, hankering, doting, libido, will, eagerness, lasciviousness, liking, voracity, craze, mania, infatuation, ambition, craving, ravenousness, love, passion, fervor, greed, attraction, rapaciousness, frenzy, motive, lust, lechery, cupidity, itch, covetousness, yearning, fondness, need, avidity, thirst, aspiration, wish, hunger, concupiscence.

v.

ask, request (verb)
seek, solicit.
desire (verb)
fancy, grasp, hanker, welcome, pine, long, crave.
emotion (verb)
want.
envy (verb)
covet, grudge, begrudge, resent.
hope (verb)
await, assume, presume, expect, rely, believe, intend, contemplate, trust, anticipate, want, dream of, yearn, aspire.
hunger (verb)
crave, hunger, lust, want, thirst, need, covet.
love (verb)
worship, care, cherish, love, like, admire, infatuate, idolize, adore.
request (verb)
plead, seek, solicit, summon, invite, inquire.
want, long for (verb)
crave, like, lust after, pine, covet, choose.

Other synonyms:

ravenousness, avidity, prurience, randy, rapaciousness, lasciviousness, eroticism, erotism. frisky, grasping, stomach, voracity, cupidity, arouse. ache, excited, ambition. pant, excite, please, choose, attraction. hot. craze
mania.
envy
grudge.
fervor
heat.
longing
yen.
lust
lechery.
sensuality
carnality.
urge
libido.
Other relevant words:
craze, motive, eroticism, ache, will, heat, stomach, doting, yen, avidity, lasciviousness, frenzy, concupiscence, ambition, excited, libido, hankering, excite, mania, pant, erotism, ravenousness, ardor, arouse, solicitude, carnality, predilection, please, hone, lust after, voracity, cupidity, obsession, fascination, fervor, attraction, rapaciousness, rut, hot, lechery, choose, prurience.

Usage examples for desire

  1. You can have your desire for a row by telling that to young Ainsleigh. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  2. I have not the least desire to be set straight. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon