Noun(1) a state of extreme poverty(2) the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable(3) anything that is necessary but lacking(4) a specific feeling of desire
Verb(1) feel or have a desire for; want strongly(2) have need of(3) hunt or look for; want for a particular reason(4) wish or demand the presence of(5) be without, lack; be deficient in
(1) He had the kind of personality that made you want to believe everything he said, even if he said the sky was pink.(2) freedom from want(3) I want you to make up your own mind(4) we want to go to the beach(5) You'll have to decide if you want that kind of photo on the front page of your newspaper.(6) Victorian houses which are in want of repair(7) for want of a better location we ate our picnic in the cemetery(8) I'll give you a lift into town if you want(9) it won't be through want of trying(10) Students care a lot about their future and they want someone powerful to speak to them.(11) if I want my room tidy, I'll tidy it myself(12) you shall want for nothing while you are with me(13) I want to believe everything the marketing people tell me about whisky, and more besides.(14) for want of anything better to do, I went to bed(15) I want every member who wants to speak to be able to have his or her say, and to be heard.(16) the war on want
1. lack ::
2. need ::
3. wish ::
4. deprivation ::
5. wishing ::
6. desire ::
7. should ::
8. lack ::
9. require ::
1. have ::
2. hold ::
Different Formswant, wanted, wanting, wants
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