wanted

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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 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.