Results for want

Definitions of want:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be deficient: to fall short.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be diflcient or lacking; come short; to be in poverty.

part of speech: verb

To be without; to be destitute of; to be deficient; to fall short of; to need; to desire.

part of speech: verb transitive

To be without; have need of; desire.

part of speech: noun

State of being without anything: absence of what is needful or desired: poverty: scarcity: need.

part of speech: noun

The absence of that which is necessary or useful; state of not having; deficiency; necessity; poverty.

part of speech: noun

Lack; need; poverty; desire; necessity.

Usage examples for want:

  • " I don't want to. "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum
  • You want a fi'? "The Lost Wagon", James Arthur Kjelgaard
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