Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: want

1. want (om tilstand) a state of extreme poverty

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deprivation, neediness, privation

Mindre specifikke termerimpoverishment, poorness, poverty

2. want (om tilstand) the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is a serious lack of insight into the problem.
Water is the critical deficiency in desert regions.
For want of a nail the shoe was lost.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deficiency, lack

Mindre specifikke termerdemand, need

Mere specifikke termerabsence, dearth, deficit, famine, mineral deficiency, shortage, shortness, stringency, tightness

3. want (om ting) anything that is necessary but lacking

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had sufficient means to meet his simple needs.
I tried to supply his wants.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)need

Mindre specifikke termeressential, necessary, necessity, requirement, requisite

4. want (om fornemmelse) a specific feeling of desire

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got his wish.
He was above all wishing and desire.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wish, wishing

Mindre specifikke termerdesire

Mere specifikke termervelleity

Engelsk udsagnsord: want

1. want (om følelse) feel or have a desire for; want strongly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI want to go home now.
I want my own room.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey want him to write the letter

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)desire

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mere specifikke termerambition, begrudge, care, crave, envy, fancy, feel like, go for, hanker, hope, hunger, itch, lech after, like, like, long, lust, lust after, miss, seek, spoil, starve, take to, thirst, wish, wish, wish, wish well, yearn

2. want (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) have need of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis piano wants the attention of a competent tuner.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey want more bread, They want him to write the letter, They want to move

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)need, require

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Mere specifikke termercry

3. want (om relation) hunt or look for; want for a particular reason

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYour former neighbor is wanted by the FBI.
Uncle Sam wants you.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerlook for, search, seek

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningwant

4. want (om erkendelse) wish or demand the presence of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI want you here at noon!.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey want him to write the letter

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerdemand

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningwant

5. want (om tilstand) be without, lack; be deficient in

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWant courtesy.
Want the strength to go on living.
Flood victims wanting food and shelter.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerlack, miss

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