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wanted, past participle; wanted, past tense; wants, 3rd person singular present; wanting, present participle;
  1. Have a desire to possess or do (something); wish for
    • - I want an apple
    • - we want to go to the beach
    • - she wanted me to go to her room
    • - I'll give you a lift into town if you want
  2. Wish to consult or speak to (someone)
    • - Tony wants me in the studio
  3. (of the police) Desire to question or apprehend (a suspected criminal)
    • - he is wanted by the police in connection with an arms theft
  4. Desire (someone) sexually
    • - I've wanted you since the first moment I saw you
  5. (of a thing) Require to be attended to in a specified way
    • - the wheel wants greasing
  6. Ought, should, or need to do something
    • - you don't want to believe everything you hear
  7. Desire to be in or out of a particular place or situation
    • - if anyone wants out, there's the door
  8. Lack or be short of something desirable or essential
    • - you shall want for nothing while you are with me
  9. (chiefly used in expressions of time) Be short of or lack (a specified amount or thing)
    • - it wanted twenty minutes to midnight
    • - it wants a few minutes of five o'clock
  1. A lack or deficiency of something
    • - Victorian houses which are in want of repair
    • - it won't be through want of trying
  2. The state of being poor and in need of essentials; poverty
    • - freedom from want
  3. A desire for something
    • - the expression of our wants and desires

  1. desire: feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
  2. privation: a state of extreme poverty
  3. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  4. lack: the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
  5. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
  6. need: anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
  7. In economics, a want is something that is desired. It is said that every person has unlimited wants, but limited resources. Thus, people cannot have everything they want and must look for the most affordable alternatives.
  8. WANT is an FM radio station licensed to Lebanon, Tennessee, and broadcasting to the Nashville, Tennessee, market on a frequency of 98.9 mHz. Its current format features country music, and it is simulcast over 1490 AM WCOR.
  9. Want is the second studio album by Colorado electronic duo 3OH!3. It is their first album with record label Photo Finish. The album was produced by Matt Squire. The track "Punkbitch" was included on the Warped Tour 2008 Tour Compilation. The first single from the album was "Don't Trust Me". ...
  10. "Want" is the first single taken from Australian singer-songwriter Natalie Imbruglia's fourth studio album, Come To Life. The single was released on September 28, 2009, two weeks prior to the release of the album in Europe and Australia. The single is available from iTunes Australia and iTunes UK.
  11. Want is a repackaged double album by Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, released in the United Kingdom on November 28, 2005. It contains all the tracks from both Want One and Want Two, along with two bonus tracks: a cover of Leonard Cohen's "Chelsea Hotel No. ...
  12. The Want was an American stoner/blues rock band from Union, New Jersey.
  13. A desire, wish, longing; Lack, absence; Poverty; To wish for or to desire (something). [from 18th c.]; To be lacking, not to exist. [from 13th c.]; To lack, not to have (something). [from 13th c.]; To be in need of; to require (something). [from 15th c.]
  14. (wanted) wished for; desired; sought; subject to immediate detainment by law enforcement authorities on sight
  15. (Wanted) (2004/I) .... Unni's mother
  16. (Wanted) The Kongs must shoot the Kremlings that try to steal their bananas in a dark room.
  17. (Wanting) Natural desire born from any comparative experience.
  18. (Wants) desires for the consumption of goods and services.
  19. (Wants) the form, shaped by culture and individual personality, in which basic human needs are given expression. For example, the need to satisfy hunger might be expressed as a want of meat by one person, and as a want of fruit by another. See Needs.
  20. (Wants) Items, activities, or services that increase the quality of life.
  21. (Wants) In financial terms, wants are desired economic goods or services that go beyond basic needs. Wants are not necessarily accompanied by the power to satisfy them. (See also Needs.)
  22. (Wants) Objects that satisfy needs Water Water is used in the cleaning process to dilute cleaning agents and in the rinsing process.
  23. (Wants) The things in life that are not essential for survival but are desired for comfort, convenience or status.
  24. (Wants) Things that people have become accustomed to and tend to desire but that are not critical to one’s health, well-being and safety.
  25. (Wants) To feel the need for, craving, desire, or wish to have or possess. It is often said that "wants are manifestations of unmet needs."