What does the word desire mean?

Usage examples for desire

  1. He would have been glad to get out just then, but he wasn't anxious for Angela to be conscious of that desire. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  2. He laughed without any desire to laugh, simply to do as the others did. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. Geoffrey, once for all, I desire you to have nothing to do with him. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess