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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crave /ˈkrev/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crave v. t. [imp. & p. p. Craved p pr. & vb. n. Craving.]
 1. To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore.
    I crave your honor's pardon.   --Shak.
    Joseph . . . went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.   --Mark xv. 43.
 2. To call for, as a gratification; to long for; hence, to require or demand; as, the stomach craves food.
    His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.   --Edmund Gurney.
 Syn: -- To ask; seek; beg; beseech; implore; entreat; solicit; request; supplicate; adjure.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crave, v. i. To desire strongly; to feel an insatiable longing; as, a craving appetite.
    Once one may crave for love.   --Suckling.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for [syn: hunger,
            thirst, starve, lust]
      2: plead or ask for earnestly