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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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