Definition: to long for something that belongs to another individual
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): want, envy
Antonym(s): not want, be generous
1. According to the Bible, it is sinful to covet another man’s wife.
2. Many people covet the long-lasting marriage that my husband and I have.
3. In the film, all the little man did was covet the ring and refer to it as a his “precious.”