Definition of 'want'
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Example sentences containing 'want'
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Ministers talk a good game about wanting more affordable houses. The Sun (2016)We actually really want to help each other. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You need to grow slowly but nobody wants to do anything slowly now. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We all want to get something big and we are working for it. The Sun (2016)We want to make it that bit more interesting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They want to see players show how much it means to score a goal. The Sun (2016)Tell your wife you want to feel special again and you want to try harder to make her feel loved. The Sun (2016)If you want financial freedom in your final decades, you are going to have to do it yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Brake wants the police to test whether the screens are used before accidents, as they do for mobile phones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said'fine clothes are good only as they supply the want of other means of procuring respect '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You need that burning desire to want to play in front of more and more people. The Sun (2015)He wanted to do good in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They want more police in their streets. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She presently informed him that they were not often in want of medical aid in that house. Middlemarch (1872)Buy anything you want with a balloon payment. Christianity Today (2000)We want people to get out safely. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You really want people to feel that they are the first to use them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They wanted more freedom to explore and to see their wives and families. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We want to make sure this is used for energy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The big corporations have moved to supply what people want at a lower cost. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)Does he want us to see him or is he hiding? Times, Sunday Times (2009)She says that she wants to see her father. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We want to know now if any of the models are correct. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)We will always need and want more military muscle than we can afford. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can tell they really want to talk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We had both finished touring our solo albums and wanted to do something together. The Sun (2014)That means that you cannot show a bigger desire of wanting a player. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But what if you want to do good as well? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The furious pilots are seeking legal advice and some are understood to want a police investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How often they want to play me is another thing. The Sun (2006)The guys will want to get out there and finish it off. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We all want that feeling of discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their attitude was you could do anything you wanted to do in life if you grafted for it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he said: 'I always want new challenges. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'want'
Extremely Common. want is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'want'
British English: want /wɒnt/ VERB
If you want something, you would like to have it.
- American English: want
- Arabic: يُريدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: querer
- Chinese: 要
- Croatian: željeti
- Czech: chtít
- Danish: ønske
- Dutch: willen
- European Spanish: querer
- Finnish: haluta
- French: vouloir
- German: wollen
- Greek: θέλω
- Italian: volere
- Japanese: 欲しい
- Korean: 원하다
- Norwegian: ønske (seg)
- Polish: chcieć
- European Portuguese: querer
- Romanian: a dori
- Russian: хотеть
- Spanish: querer
- Swedish: vilja
- Thai: ต้องการ
- Turkish: istemek
- Ukrainian: хотіти
- Vietnamese: muốn
Definition of want from the Collins English Dictionary
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