6 Letters
3 Consonants
3 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use desire as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Desire
A 2 syllables noun and 6 letters with the letters d, e, i, r, and s, 3 consonants, 3 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters si. Desire starts with a consonant and ends with a vowel with the starting letters d, de, des, desi, desir, and the ending characters are e, re, ire, sire, esire, ..
An inclination to want things; "a man of many desires"
Middle English
Compound Words
A compound word, desire has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are des, and ire.
School Grade
Desire is set as a grade seven word that starts with d, ends with e, 2 syllables, 3 vowels and 6 letters.
Is desire a scrabble word? A 7 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Desire in Pig Latin is said as "esireday or esiredway".
d | e | s | i | r | e
de | es | si | ir | re
des | esi | sir | ire
desi | esir | sire
Word Gram
Noun Examples
an inclination to want things;
"a man of many desires"
the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
something that is desired
Verb Examples
feel or have a desire for;
want strongly;
"I want to go home now";
"I want my own room"
express a desire for
expect and wish;
"I trust you will behave better from now on";
"I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Desire"

There are 458 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to desire.

Addresssocial skill
Admirationa favorable judgment
"a small token in admiration of your works"
Adorationworship given to God alone
Affectiona positive feeling of liking
"he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"
"the child won everyone''s heart"
Affectionatenessa quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
Agapea religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
Aimthe action of directing something at an object
"he took aim and fired"
Aim At
Ambitiona strong drive for success

View all cognitive synonyms for Desire


There are 2 anagrams from desire.

Anagram Definition
Desirean inclination to want things
"a man of many desires"
Residelive (in a certain place)

View English words with the unique letters used in desire. Words With The Letters Deirs


Desire derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Desirean inclination to want things
"a man of many desires"
Hopeone of the three Christian virtues
Trustthe trait of trusting
of believing in the honesty and reliability of others
"the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"
Wanta state of extreme poverty


Desire has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Inclinationthe act of inclining
bending forward
"an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"
Tendencya characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect
"the alkaline inclination of the local waters"
"fabric with a tendency to shrink"


There are 3 hyponyms for desire

Word Definition
Greedreprehensible acquisitiveness;
insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Hungerstrong desire for something (not food or drink);
"a thirst for knowledge";
"hunger for affection"
Thirststrong desire for something (not food or drink);
"a thirst for knowledge";
"hunger for affection"

Names With The Word "Desire"

5 names are spelled with desire.


The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word desire.

Is desire a scrabble word or can you use desire in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 20904 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 16211 games. This 6 letter 7 point scrabble word can be rearranged 360 ways. What other words can be made with the letters d, e, i, r, and s? There's 76 with 8 letters or less with the letters d, e, i, r, and s. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Distress (8 letters) 9 +2 9 +2 distress
Disaster (8 letters) 9 +2 9 +2 disaster
Stride (6 letters) 7 7 stride
Isuridae (8 letters) 9 +2 10 +3 adeiirsu
Seabird (7 letters) 10 +3 11 +4 seabird
Sea Bird (8 letters)
Ursidae (7 letters) 8 +1 9 +2 ursidae
Scaridae (8 letters) 11 +4 12 +5 aacdeirs
Curbside (8 letters) 13 +6 16 +9 curbside
Dividers (8 letters) 13 +6 14 +7 dividers
Esidrix (7 letters) 15 +8 15 +8 esidrix
Sidecar (7 letters) 10 +3 11 +4 sidecar
Desire (6 letters) 7 7 desire
Sidebar (7 letters) 10 +3 11 +4 seabird
I Esdra (7 letters)
Credits (7 letters) 10 +3 11 +4 credits
Dieresis (8 letters) 9 +2 9 +2 dieresis
Crudites (8 letters) 11 +4 13 +6 crudites
Birdseed (8 letters) 12 +5 13 +6 birdseed
Serdica (7 letters) 10 +3 11 +4 sidecar
Siderite (8 letters) 9 +2 9 +2 siderite
Adviser (7 letters) 11 +4 12 +5 adviser
Deviser (7 letters) 11 +4 12 +5 deeirsv
Strider (7 letters) 8 +1 8 +1 strider
DeVries (7 letters) 11 +4 12 +5 deeirsv


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