want

  • 1 want — verb. 1. Want is of Norse origin and came into English in the 13c. The dominant meaning in current usage is ‘to desire or wish for’ (Tom wants a computer for Christmas / What do you want to do now?), and a range of earlier meanings equivalent to… …

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  • 2 want — [wänt, wônt] vt. [ME wanten < ON vanta, to be lacking, want: see WANT the n.] 1. to have too little of; be deficient in; lack 2. to be short by (a specified amount) [it wants twelve minutes of midnight] 3. to feel the need of; long for; crave… …

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  • 3 Want — Want, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wanting}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To be without; to be destitute of, or deficient in; not to have; to lack; as, to want knowledge; to want judgment; to want learning; to want food and clothing.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Want — Want …

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  • 5 Want — Album par 3OH!3 Sortie 8 Juillet 2008[1],[2] Durée 42:47 …

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  • 6 Want — (277), n. [Originally an adj., from Icel. vant, neuter of vanr lacking, deficient. [root]139. See {Wane}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state of not having; the condition of being without anything; absence or scarcity of what is needed or desired; …

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  • 7 Want It — Studioalbum von SheSays Veröffentlichung 1. Juni 2007 Label Virgin Records Format …

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  • 8 want — I noun absence, conatus, dearth, default, defect, deficiency, deficit, desideratum, desire, destitution, distress, exigency, impoverishment, insufficiency, lack, meagerness, necessitude, necessity, need, needfulness, neediness, paucity, pauperism …

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  • 9 Want — Want, v. i. [Icel. vanta to be wanting. See {Want} to lack.] [1913 Webster] 1. To be absent; to be deficient or lacking; to fail; not to be sufficient; to fall or come short; to lack; often used impersonally with of; as, it wants ten minutes of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 want — want; want·age; want·er; want·less; want·less·ness; …

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  • 11 Want — Álbum de estudio de 3OH!3 Publicación 8 de julio de 2008 Género(s) Rap rock, Electrónica, Electro rock, Crunk Duración 39:16 …

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  • 12 want ad — want ads N COUNT: usu pl The want ads in a newspaper or magazine are small advertisements, usually offering things for sale or offering jobs. [mainly AM] I furnished my first apartment with items from the want ads... Nearly everybody in the group …

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  • 13 want — [n1] desire appetite, craving, demand, fancy, hankering, hunger, longing, necessity, need, requirement, thirst, wish, yearning, yen; concept 20 Ant. disinterest, dislike, hate want [n2] lack, need absence, dearth, default, defect, deficiency,… …

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  • 14 Want — Sfn Tau zur seitlichen Verspannung des Masts per. Wortschatz fach. (17. Jh.), mndd. want, mndl. want n. Netz (zum Heringsfang) Stammwort. Weiter vermutlich zu winden wie Strick zu stricken. ✎ Kluge (1911), 820f. deutsch s. winden …

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  • 15 want-ad — ➔ ad …

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  • 16 want ad — want ,ad noun count AMERICAN a small advertisement that you put in a newspaper if you want to give someone a job, buy something, etc: CLASSIFIED AD …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 want — vb 1 *lack, need, require Analogous words: *demand, claim, exact Contrasted words: *have, hold, own, possess, enjoy 2 *desire, wish, crave, covet Analogous words: * …

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  • 18 want — ► VERB 1) have a desire to possess or do; wish for. 2) desire sexually. 3) (be wanted) (of a suspected criminal) be sought by the police. 4) (often want for) lack or be short of something desirable or essential. 5) informal, chiefly Brit. ought… …

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  • 19 want in — ● want …

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  • 20 Want — (Schiffb), so v. w. Wand 6) …

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