AskDefine | Define desirable

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desirable adj
1 worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome" [ant: undesirable]
2 worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son" [syn: suitable, worthy]

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  1. of advantage to have; worth having
    This applicant has almost all desirable properties.
  2. causing desire
    She is a very desirable woman.



of advantage to have; worth having

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