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Definition of want
- Want n
- A state of extreme poverty [syn: {privation}, {deprivation}]
- 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" [syn: {lack}, {deficiency}]
- Anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants" [syn: {need}]
- A specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire" [syn: {wish}, {wishing}] v
- Feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room" [syn: {desire}]
- Have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner" [syn: {need}, {require}]
- Wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
- Hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
- Be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"
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