Definition Wanted

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Definition

to want (something): to wish for, to desire, to need (something)
verb

WANTED: (one left shoe for a one-legged-man): Looking for, searching for, trying to find: (one left shoe for a one-legged-man)
adjective
He was wanted by the police for stealing a giant plastic ice cream from Jen and Barry's. The police are still searching for him.

Examples

  • "You've always wanted a baby, so this is the moment that I've been waiting for."
  • "Icarus : Well, I wanted to get a pair of gloves for my mother, her hands get very cold during the winter season."
  • "I wanted to take some pictures to show my friends."
  • "Being a sailor is my life's dream. I've wanted to do it since last month."
  • "I have always wanted to say that."
  • "I always wanted to work for the MI5, but they said I was too rock and roll."
  • "Susie : By the way, I wanted to thank you for your support at the meeting earlier."
  • "I understand that you wanted to marry a rich guy, at least that makes sense, but yet here you are back in London with nothing to show for it, not even a fancy diamond ring."
  • "plots and conspiracies, failed assassination attempts, 10 most wanted cats in Sweden."
  • "You remember the new factory we wanted to build in Spain?"

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