1 crave, want, fancy, covet, wish for, hope for, long or yearn for, pine or sigh for, hanker after, have an eye or taste for, hunger or thirst for or after, die for, have one's heart set on, give one's eye-teeth for, Colloq have a yen for, Slang US have the hots for:
I desire nothing but your happiness. He desired her more than anything else in the world.
2 ask for, request, order, demand, solicit, importune, summon, require:
Do you desire anything further, sir?
3 longing, craving, yearning, hankering, hunger, thirst, appetite; passion, lust, libido, lustfulness, concupiscence, lecherousness, lechery, lasciviousness, salaciousness, prurience, Slang hot pants, US the hots; Colloq yen:
He felt desire rising in him like a fever.
4 wish, request, urge, requirement, order, requisition, demand, desideratum; appeal, entreaty, petition:
He fulfils her every desire.