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Definition of "envies" [envies]

  • Plural form of envy. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of envy. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "envies" in a sentence
  • "Oh yes, Google, which everyone envies, is prodding all this on to keep its rivals in a state of confusion."
  • "On the other hand, Canada enjoys an advantage, as all the Dominions do, which the Mother Country does not possess, but which now the Mother Country very much envies, that is, of being a long distance from Europe and I am not at all sure that the Dominions would necessarily be wise-it is not for me to express an opinion upon this-at least it is conceivable that a Dominion might be wise in refusing to adhere to the Locarno agreement."
  • "Where all that cross their envies are their fables)"
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