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Definition 1: worth having or seeking or achieving - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where desirable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a desirable job
  • computer with many desirable features
  • a desirable outcome

(desirable is similar to ...) greatly desired

(desirable is similar to ...) capable of arousing sexual desire

"the delectable Miss Haynes"

(desirable is similar to ...) causing envy

"an enviable position"

(desirable is similar to ...) very desirable

"a plummy leading role"

(desirable is similar to ...) more desirable than another

"coffee is preferable to tea" "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

(means also ...) having characteristics that attract love or affection

"a mischievous but lovable child"

(means also ...) desired or wished for or sought

"couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy" "a wanted criminal" "a wanted poster"

Definition 2: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where desirable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

Synonyms for desirable in the sense of this definition

(desirable is similar to ...) qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

"eligible to run for office" "eligible for retirement benefits" "an eligible bachelor"

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