- "My wants are few and simple"
- "This school is designed to supply a long-felt want"
- "I tried to supply his wants"
have need of: "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner" be without, lack; be deficient in
- "flood victims wanting food and shelter"
- "want the strength to go on living"
- "want courtesy"
hunt or look for; want for a particular reason: "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"
- "Uncle Sam wants you"