alphabet

Want

Definition of want:

part of speech: noun

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

part of speech: noun

Need; necessity; poverty; thing wanted.

part of speech: verb

To be without; have need of; desire.

part of speech: verb

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

part of speech: noun

Lack; need; poverty; desire; necessity.

part of speech: verb

To need; wish for.

part of speech: verb

To be deficient.

part of speech: verb

To be deficient: to fall short.

Usage examples for want:

  • Oh, I want to see that! "The Story of a Bold Tin Soldier", Laura Lee Hope.
  • I don't want "When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry", Charles Neville Buck.
  • Why, what do you want it for? "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
  • Take all you want "All-Wool Morrison", Holman Day.

Word of the day

Sternum

The breastbone. ...

more