Want Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Want? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Want, Example sentences, Words ending with Want, Related sentences, How to pronounce? Synonyms, Antonyms, Derivations and more...

Want meaning

Word: Want

How to pronounce: wɒnt

Verb

Definitions:

1. Have a desire to possess or do (something); wish for.

Example sentences: "I want an apple"

2. Ought, should, or need to do something.

3. Lack or be short of something desirable or essential.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A lack or deficiency of something.

Example sentences: "Victorian houses which are in want of repair"

2. A desire for something.

Example sentences: "The expression of our wants and desires"


Synonyms:

mean

wish

wish to

would like

need

necessary

demand

necessity

care

like

require

will need

necessitate

take

choose

needed

crave

yearn

covet

wish for

thirst

ache

pine

weakness

failing

foible

shortcoming

shortage

deficiency

deficit

demerit

scarcity

penury

indigence

privation

scarceness

poverty

please

desire

will

wishing

lack

paucity

fault

vice

inadequacy

failure

insufficiency


Antonyms:

refuse

dislike

reject

unnecessary

excessive

excess


Derivations:

wanted

wanting


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Want in Other Languages...

Spanish: Querer

German: Wollen

French: Vouloir

Italian: Volere

Turkish: Istemek


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