want


want

verb (used with object)

  1. to feel a need or a desire for; wish for: to want one’s dinner; always wanting something new.
  2. to wish, need, crave, demand, or desire (often followed by an infinitive): I want to see you. She wants to be notified.
  3. to be without or be deficient in: to want judgment; to want knowledge.
  4. to fall short by (a specified amount): The sum collected wants but a few dollars of the desired amount.
  5. to require or need: The house wants painting.

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