want


want (http://definr.com/want)

     n 1: a state of extreme poverty [syn: privation, deprivation]
     2: the state of needing something that is absent or
        unavailable; "there 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" [syn: lack,
         deficiency]
     3: anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient
        means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his
        wants" [syn: need]
     4: a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was
        above all wishing and desire" [syn: wish, wishing]
     v 1: feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home
          now; "I want my own room" [syn: desire]
     2: have need of: "This piano wants the attention of a competent
        tuner" [syn: need, require]
     3: wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
     4: hunt or look for; want for a particular reason: "Your former
        neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
     5: be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want
        the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food
        and shelter" [syn: lack]