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3 entries found for want.
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Main Entry: 1want
Pronunciation: primarystresswodotnt also primarystresswänt, primarystresswschwant
Function: verb
1 : to be without : LACK <this coat is wanting a button>
2 : to feel or have the need of : REQUIRE <our house wants painting>
3 : to desire, wish, or long for something <wanted a chance to play>
4 : OUGHT 2 <you want to be very careful>
5 : to seek in order to arrest <was wanted for murder>

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