1 greediness, avarice, avariciousness, covetousness, acquisitiveness, cupidity, avidity, craving, yearning:
Greed accounts for most of man's dishonesty.
2 meanness, stinginess, miserliness, selfishness, niggardliness, penuriousness, parsimony, close-fistedness, penny-pinching, tight-fistedness:
From a life of greed he had accumulated enormous wealth.
3 gluttony, voraciousness, edacity, esurience, voracity, overeating, gormandizing, ravenousness, insatiableness:
Obesity owes more to greed than to glandular disorder.