Desiderate Definition

dĭ-sĭdə-rāt
desiderated, desiderates, desiderating
verb
To wish to have or see happen.
American Heritage
To want; miss; need.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Desiderate

  • From Latin, from the participle stem of the verb dēsīderāre (“to desire”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin dēsīderāre dēsīderāt- to desire desire

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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