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covet (verb), covets; coveted; coveting
1. To have a strong wish to possess something that belongs to another person or people: The cripple covets the same ability to walk as other people can.

Shirley has been coveting the same pay as the men receive who are doing the same kind of work as she is.

Jim's religion emphasizes seeking spiritual objectives and it warns people not to covet or to be greedy for material things.

2. Etymology: from Old French coveitier; ultimately from Latin cupiditas, "passionate desire"; from cupidus, "very desirous", from cupere, "to long for, to desire".
To have a strong desire for something.
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To for something; especially, when it belongs to another person.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “covets
To eagerly aspire to achieve an objective or goal in order to obtain an advantage just like another person has. (2)