want

All Verb Noun
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  • My father had wanted me to be a police officer like he was.
  • Parents around the world want what they believe is best for their children.
  • I want to get this part of my life over as soon as possible.
  • She knew that this was a subject he wanted to make into a film.
  • I want them to do the things that will build a better relationship.
  • You feel a certain way and you want people to go out and support it.
  • We cannot go back, but neither do we want to go back.
  • They wanted to create a new image for the party and state.
  • You will put this on, because I want to see you in it.
  • If they had wanted four, one of them would have been picked out.
  • We all want to know what others are doing around us.
  • He didn't want them to just look at them every now and again.
  • However, there are also problems where we do not want the system to ever stop.
  • This principle is that we all want things that are out of our reach.
  • If there is any trouble, I want you to get out of town.
  • The audience member would have wanted that actor to speak directly to them.
  • Some people want to marry a person with higher or lower status than them.
  • He was born a boy, but his mother wanted a girl and raised him as such.
  • The one does n't want us yet, but may take us in time. Cited from The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, by Chesnutt
  • Some cities change their minds as to how they want to be called.
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Meaning of want

  • verb Have need of
    This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner
  • verb Hunt or look for; want for a particular reason
    Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI, Uncle Sam wants you
  • verb Wish or demand the presence of
    I want you here at noon!
  • verb Be without, lack; be deficient in
    want courtesy, want the strength to go on living, flood victims wanting food and shelter