Spanish translation of “want”
want verb /wont/
› to be interested in having or doing, or to wish to have or do (something); to desire
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
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.
want for phrasal verb › to lack
faltar, carecer (de)
She wants for nothing.