usage note
To talk about being thirsty in Spanish, the phrase "tener sed" is used. Ex. "Tengo sed." ("I am thirsty.")
feminine noun
1. (desire for fluids) 
a. thirst 
El vampiro tiene una sed de sangre mortal.The vampire has a deadly thirst for blood.
2. (desire to possess) 
a. yearning 
Los estudiantes tienen sed de conocimiento.The students have a yearning for knowledge.
1. (general) 
a. thirst 
las palomitas dan sedpopcorn makes you thirsty
tener sedto be thirsty
2. (fig) 
sed dethirst for
sed de conocimientosthirst for knowledge
tener sed de venganzato be thirsty for revenge
1 (ganas de beber) thirst
apagar o saciar la sed to quench one's thirst; tener (mucha) sed to be (very) thirsty; sed inextinguible o insaciable unquenchable thirst
2 (Agr) drought; dryness
3 (ansia) thirst;de for; craving;de for
tener sed de to thirst o be thirsty for; crave
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