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Translation of "want" - English-Spanish dictionary

want

verb   /wɒnt/
A1 to feel that you would like to have something querer He wants a new car. Who wants ice cream?
A1 to feel that you would like something to happen querer I don’t want to talk about it. I want you to be happy.
(Definition of want from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

want

verb /wont/
to be interested in having or doing, or to wish to have or do (something); to desire querer; desear Do you want a biscuit? She wants to know where he is She wants to go home.
to need necesitar, precisar, requerir This wall wants a coat of paint.
to lack carecer (de); pasar miseria/necesidad This house wants none of the usual modern features, but I do not like it The people will want (= be poor) no longer.
wanted adjective
being searched for by the police because of having committed a criminal act se busca He is a wanted man He is wanted for murder.
(opposite unwanted) (of people) needed; cared for necesario, útil; querido Old people must be made to feel wanted.
want ad noun
(American) a classified ad. anuncio clasificado
want for phrasal verb
to lack faltar, carecer (de) She wants for nothing.
(Definition of want from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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