desired desired  /dɪ ˈzaɪ ərd/


  1. (adj) greatly desired
  2. (adj) wanted intensely


  1. Instead, each user's PC queries others in the network until the desired file is located.
  2. I'll agree that the website left a lot to be desired.
  3. A new Education Secretary could, if he or she so desired, gut the accountability provisions in No Child Left Behind with the stroke of a pen.


  1. U.S. Open at Merion: Florida man tries to score golf tickets

    HAVERFORD — With 25,000 tickets available for the U.S. Open, as opposed to the 80,000 typically offered at other golf championships, getting one might be easier than manuevering a claw crane to capture a desired stuffed animal or prize.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: News of Delaware County

  2. Pay for Performance SEO Plans Announced Profit By Search

    Pay for Performance SEO is something that everybody would like to give a try; it is a new SEO plan that the company has added to its list of plans for clients. Here, one will only have to pay when the desired results are achieved, according to the time consumed to attain those desired positions. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. The Four Elements Of Any Action, And How To Use Them In Your Online Marketing Initiative

    Marketing is the art of getting people to take a desired action. Common desired actions for online marketing include purchasing a product, donating money, sharing a link on Twitter, or signing up for an email list. Marketing shares this definition with the word ?persuasion? which, to a large extent, means that great marketers are masters of persuasion.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "It may be efficient to allow some adjustment period in which both overall inflation exceeds its desired low level and the unemployment rate is higher than its long-run sustainable level......setting policy in a manner that balances the undesirable...
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Donald Kohn Source: MarketWatch

  2. "No matter how important the underlying policy issues at stake, this Court has no business substituting its own desired outcome for the reasoned judgment of the responsible agency," wrote Scalia.
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Antonin Scalia Source: ABC News

  3. In his statement Thursday, Watson said that because of his age, his retirement was "more than overdue. The circumstances in which this transfer is occurring, however, are not those which I could ever have anticipated or desired."
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: James Watson Source: Forbes

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