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There are 9 meanings of the word Want.

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Want - as a noun

A state of extreme poverty

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The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

Example: "There is a serious lack of insight into the problem"

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Anything that is necessary but lacking

Example: "He had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"

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A specific feeling of desire

Example: "He got his wish"

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Want - as a verb

Feel or have a desire for; want strongly

Example: "I want to go home now"

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Have need of

Example: "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"

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Hunt or look for; want for a particular reason

Example: "Your former neighbor is wanted by the fbi"

Wish or demand the presence of

Example: "I want you here at noon!"

Be without, lack; be deficient in

Example: "Want courtesy"

Example Sentences

"I want a piece of cake for dessert."
"She wants to travel to Australia next year."
"He wants to buy a new car."
"Do you want ice cream or chocolate for your sundae?"
"They want to learn how to play the guitar."
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Word Game Points

Is WANT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, want is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

WANT has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is WANT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, want is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
WANT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is WANT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, want is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
WANT has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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