Definition of Wanting. Meaning of Wanting. Synonyms of Wanting
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Definition of Wanting
Wanting Want Want, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wanted; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To be without; to be destitute of, or deficient in; not to
have; to lack; as, to want knowledge; to want judgment; to
want learning; to want food and clothing.
They that want honesty, want anything. --Beau. & Fl.
Nor think, though men were none, That heaven would
want spectators, God want praise. --Milton.
The unhappy never want enemies. --Richardson.
2. To have occasion for, as useful, proper, or requisite; to
require; to need; as, in winter we want a fire; in summer
we want cooling breezes.
3. To feel need of; to wish or long for; to desire; to crave.
`` What wants my son?' --Addison.
I want to speak to you about something. --A.
Wanting Wanting Want"ing, a.
Absent; lacking; missing; also, deficient; destitute; needy;
as, one of the twelve is wanting; I shall not be wanting in