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want

 (wŏnt, wônt)
v. want·ed, want·ing, wants
v.tr.
1.
a. To have a strong feeling to have (something); wish (to possess or do something); desire greatly: She wants a glass of water. They want to leave. See Synonyms at desire.
b. To desire (someone to do something): I want you to clean your room.
2.
a. To request the presence or assistance of: You are wanted by your office.
b. To seek with intent to capture: The fugitive is wanted by the police.
3. To have an inclination toward; like: Say what you want, but be tactful.
4. Informal To be obliged (to do something): You want to be careful on the ice.
5. To be in need of; require: "'Your hair wants cutting,' said the Hatter" (Lewis Carroll).
6. To be without; lack.
v.intr.
To be inclined or desirous; wish: Call me daily if you want.
n.
1. The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary: stayed home for want of anything better to do.
2. Pressing need; destitution: lives in want.
3. Something desired: a person of few wants and needs.
4. A defect of character; a fault.
Phrasal Verbs:
want for
To be in need of: You shall want for nothing.
want in Slang
1. To desire greatly to enter: The dog wants in.
2. To wish to join a project, business, or other undertaking.
want out Slang
1. To desire greatly to leave: The cat wants out.
2. To wish to leave a project, a business, or other undertaking.

[Middle English wanten, to be lacking, from Old Norse vanta; see euə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

want′er n.

wanted

(ˈwɒntɪd)
adj
(Law) being searched for by the police in connection with a crime that has been committed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wanted - desired or wished for or soughtwanted - desired or wished for or sought; "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster"
desirable - worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
welcome - giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted; "a welcome relief"; "a welcome guest"; "made the children feel welcome"; "you are welcome to join us"
unwanted - not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens"
2.wanted - characterized by feeling or showing fond affection forwanted - characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
Translations
مَطْلوبمُعْتَنى بِه، في حاجَةٍ إلَيْهِ
eftersøgt
etsintäkuulutettu
körözött
eftirlÿsturòarfur
hľadaný
arananaranıyorihtiyaç duyulanistenen

wanted

[ˈwɒntɪd] adj
[criminal] → recherché(e)
He is wanted for murder → Il est recherché pour meurtre.
America's most wanted man → l'homme le plus recherché d'Amérique
"cook wanted" → "on recherche un cuisinier"

want

(wont) verb
1. to be interested in having or doing, or to wish to have or do (something); to desire. Do you want a cigarette?; She wants to know where he is; She wants to go home.
2. to need. This wall wants a coat of paint.
3. to lack. This house wants none of the usual modern features but I do not like it; The people will want (= be poor) no longer.
noun
1. something desired. The child has a long list of wants.
2. poverty. They have lived in want for many years.
3. a lack. There's no want of opportunities these days.
ˈwanted adjective
1. being searched for by the police because of having committed a criminal act. He is a wanted man; He is wanted for murder.
2. (negative unwanted) (of people) needed; cared for. Old people must be made to feel wanted.
want ad noun
(American) a classified ad.
want for
to lack. She wants for nothing.
References in classic literature ?
And Meg shook her head, as she thought regretfully of all the pretty things she wanted.
I've wanted it so long," said Jo, who was a bookworm.
Beth's bundle was such a funny one that everybody wanted to laugh, but nobody did, for it would have hurt her feelings very much.
The windows of the house in which he lived were high and he wanted to look at the trees when he awoke in the morning.
Some one of the grotesques had made a deep impression on his mind and he wanted to describe it.
They include a man wanted over a 2008 rape investigation, prisoners who vanished after being recalled to jail and suspected drug dealers.
By integrating Wanted Technologies' machine learning-based talent analytics with CEB's predictive talent data offered through its CEB TalentNeuron offering, CEB will be uniquely positioned to help businesses leverage talent intelligence for more impactful workforce planning.
SHANE MULLEN Wanted for: Robbery Born: February 21, 1994
The Dubai Police arrested 6,840 people wanted in 8,700 cases involving Dh1.
The CID has also nabbed 3,700 out of the total 4,520 wanted people in the first four months of 2014, and got back Dh800 million in dues.
I wanted Cashana to do my hair, talk to me about the birds and the bees, and just be there to offer guidance and support," she says.
YOUR WANTED GUY Darn Dependable Dan No matter how busy he is or how spacey he can be, a good guy--especially one who digs you--isn't so forgetful.