Synonyms for Covets:

v.

desires (verb)
Grasps, pines, itches, hopes, needs, Fancies, wants, hankers, longs, lusts, expects, Thirsts, wishes, craves, hungers, welcomes.
envies (verb)
desires, begrudges, grudges, resents, yearns, Envies.
hungers (verb)
Thirsts, desires, wants, lusts, hungers, craves, needs.

Usage examples for covets

  1. Yes, it is right that he should wait, though, waiting, he may lose the prize he covets – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  2. Widow Her father covets her, the opulent fool. – The Village Coquette by Riviere Dufresny
  3. Dress is but one example of the surroundings which a woman covets – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny