The Word is:”want”


verb: want; 3rd person present: wants; past tense: wanted; past participle: wanted; gerund or present participle: wanting

1. have a desire to possess or do (something); wish for.

“I want an apple”
synonyms: desire, wish for, hope for, fancy, have a fancy for, take a fancy to, have an inclination
for, care for, like, set one’s heart on; long for, yearn for, pine for, sigh for, crave, hanker after, hunger for, thirst for, lust after, cry out for, be desperate for, itch for, covet, need, be bent on;
informalhave a yen for, be dying for
“do you want more coffee?”
  • wish to speak to (someone).
    “Tony wants me in the studio”
  • (of a suspected criminal) be sought by the police for questioning.
    “he is wanted by the police in connection with an arms theft”
  • desire (someone) sexually.
    “I’ve wanted you since the first moment I saw you”
  • North American informal
    desire to be in or out of a particular place or situation.
    “if anyone wants out, there’s the door”
  • 2. informal

    should or need to do something.
    “you don’t want to believe everything you hear”
    synonyms: should, ought, need, must
    “you want to be more careful”
  • British
    (of a thing) require to be attended to in a specified way.
    “the wheel wants greasing”
    synonyms: need, be/stand in need of, require, demand, cry out for
  • “his toaster wants repairing”

    noun: want; plural noun: wants

    1. a lack or deficiency of something.

    “Victorian houses which are in want of repair”
    synonyms: lack, absence, non-existence, unavailability;
    dearth, deficiency, inadequacy,
    insufficiency, paucity, shortage, shortfall, shortness, scarcity, scarceness, scantiness, under supply, deficit;
    rare exiguity
    “millions perished for want of a safe haven”
    antonyms: abundance, presence
  • the state of being poor and in need of essentials; poverty.
    “freedom from want”
    synonyms: need, neediness, austerity, privation, deprivation, poverty, impoverishment,
  • impecuniousness, impecuniosity, pennilessness, pauperism, penury, destitution, famine, drought, indigence
    “a time of want”
    antonyms: wealth, plenty

    2. a desire for something.

    “the expression of our wants and desires”
    synonyms: wish, desire, demand, longing, yearning, fancy, craving, hankering; need, requirement,
    necessity, essential, requisite;
    “she had faith that all her wants would be taken care of”

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