Definition of Want:

  1. Unwilling and detrimental lack of lifes necessities. See also need.

  2. Unfulfilled desire.

Synonyms of Want

Absence, Ache to, Adulteration, Aim at, Ardor, Arrearage, Ask, Awayness, Bare cupboard, Bare necessities, Bare subsistence, Be desirous of, Be dying to, Be found wanting, Be hurting for, Be in want, Be indicated, Be inferior, Be insufficient, Be pinched, Be poor, Become, Befit, Beggarliness, Beggary, Behoove, Blank, Break, Burn to, Call for, Choose, Choose to, Claim, Clamor for, Collapse, Come short, Concupiscence, Covet, Crave, Cry for, Cry out for, Curiosity, Dearly love to, Dearth, Decline, Defalcation, Default, Defect, Defectibility, Defectiveness, Deficiency, Deficit, Demand, Demand for, Deprivation, Desiderate, Desideration, Desideratum, Desire, Destitution, Discontinuity, Drive, Drought, Eagerness, Empty purse, Erroneousness, Essential, Essentials, Exact, Exigency, Exiguousness, Fail, Fail of, Fall away, Fall short, Fall shy, Fallibility, Famine, Fancy, Fantasy, Faultiness, Favor, Follow, Gap, Go on welfare, Grinding poverty, Gripe, Hand-to-mouth existence, Have designs on, Have nothing on, Have occasion for, Hiatus, Homelessness, Hope, Horme, Immaturity, Impairment, Impecuniousness, Imperfection, Impoverishment, Impurity, Inaccuracy, Inadequacy, Inadequateness, Incompleteness, Indigence, Indispensable, Inexactitude, Inexactness, Insufficiency, Intellectual curiosity, Interval, Itch to, Kick the beam, Lack, Lacuna, Lag, Libido, Like, Like to, Long to, Lose ground, Love, Love to, Lust, Lust after, Lust for learning, Meagerness, Mediocrity, Mendicancy, Mind, Miss, Missing link, Moneylessness, Must, Must item, Necessaries, Necessities, Necessitousness, Necessity, Need, Need for, Need to, Neediness, Neverness, Nonexistence, Nonoccurrence, Nonpresence, Not answer, Not approach, Not come near, Not compare, Not hack it, Not make it, Not make out, Not measure up, Not qualify, Not stretch, Not suffice, Nowhereness, Occasion, Omission, Ought, Outage, Passion, Patchiness, Pauperism, Pauperization, Penury, Pinch, Play second fiddle, Pleasure, Pleasure principle, Poorness, Prefer, Prerequire, Prerequirement, Prerequisite, Privation, Rank under, Require, Requirement, Requisite, Requisition, Run short, Run short of, Scantiness, Serve, Sexual desire, Shortage, Shortcoming, Shortfall, Should, Sketchiness, Skimpiness, Slump, Starvation, Starve, Stop short, Subserve, Subtraction, Take doing, Take to, The necessary, The needful, Thirst for knowledge, Ullage, Undevelopment, Unevenness, Unperfectedness, Unsoundness, Urge, Want doing, Want to, Wantage, Wanting, Will, Will and pleasure, Wish, Wish fulfillment, Wish to, Wish to goodness, Wish very much, Would fain do

How to use Want in a sentence?

  1. When the genie granted him three wishes, Rupert didnt want to rush into anything and had to ask himself, what did he want the most?.
  2. In the world of business, many people want to be promoted to a higher level to make more money and have more job security.
  3. I want a new computer for Christmas, but I dont think I will get it since my family does not have any money.

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