[ UK /wˈɒntɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈwɔntɪd/ ]
  1. characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    a treasured heirloom
    a cherished friend
    children are precious
    so good to feel wanted
  2. desired or wished for or sought
    couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy
    a wanted criminal
    a wanted poster
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How To Use wanted In A Sentence

  • I badly wanted the job, but knew that my age would probably tell against me.
  • People at MSFC have told me over drinks that this study concluded that EELV are human ratable but they were going to do what Griffin wanted. Obama Policies on Transparency, Openness, and Participation - and NASA - NASA Watch
  • A second problem is damage caused by the buildup of excessive electrical charges in the plate from the unwanted ions.
  • Someone who really wanted to stop unsanctioned immigration would begin here, by busting the small contractors who employ these workers on a contingent basis.
  • The trek was a bit monotonous at times - I wanted to go faster - but it was relaxing, enjoyable and worth the sore backside.
  • When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed. John Green 
  • If I wanted to find blogs written in Welsh, then I have a bit of a challenge ahead of me.
  • I just wanted to make a few comments about the sand trap that I'll call perspectival relativism.
  • So we wanted to give the fans a chance to come along and support the team. The Sun
  • Me thinks she wanted this power a little too much. — evert Clinton Put In $1 Million More - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
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