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Definizione monolingua want


want


Verb

want (third-person singular simple present wants, present participle wanting, simple past and past participle wanted)


  1. (transitive) To wish for or to desire (something). [from 18th c.]
    What do you want to eat?
    I want you to leave.
    I never wanted to go back to live with my mother.
    I want to be an astronaut when Im older
    I dont want him to marry Gloria, I want him to marry me!
    What do you want from me?
    Do you want anything from the shops?
  2. (intransitive, now dated) To be lacking, not to exist. [from 13th c.]
    There was something wanting in the play.
  3. (transitive) To lack, not to have (something). [from 13th c.]
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, II.3.7:
      he that hath skill to be a pilot wants a ship; and he that could govern a commonwealth [...] wants means to exercise his worth, hath not a poor office to manage.
  4. (transitive, colloquially with verbal noun as object) To be in need of; to require (something). [from 15th c.]
    That chair wants fixing.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacobs Room Chapter 2
      The mowing-machine always wanted oiling. Barnet turned it under Jacobs window, and it creaked—creaked, and rattled across the lawn and creaked again.
Noun

Wikipedia want (countable and uncountable; plural wants)


  1. (countable) A desire, wish, longing.
  2. (countable, often followed by of) Lack, absence.
    • circa 1591, William Shakespeare, King Henry VI Part 2, act 4, sc. 8:
      [H]eavens and honour be witness, that no want of resolution in me, but only my followers base and ignominious treasons, makes me betake me to my heels.
    • For Want of a Nail:
      For want of a nail the shoe was lost.
      For want of a shoe the horse was lost.
      For want of a horse the rider was lost.
      For want of a rider the battle was lost.
      For want of a battle the kingdom was lost.
      And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.
  3. (uncountable) Poverty.
Conjunction

want


  1. for, because
    Hij komt niet, want hij is ziek. — He is not coming, because he is sick. (Note: The order is SVO after want.)


Definizione italiano>inglese want

volere
  desire
  Avere un forte desiderio di qualcosa.
  To have a strong desire for something.
bisogno
desiderare
desiderio
mancanza
abbisognare
amare
anelare
aver bisogno di
awguro
carenza
cercare
deficienza
esigenza
fabbisogno
indigenza
mancare
miseria
necessitare
necessità
occorrere
povertà
pretendere
ricercare
sperare
vuole

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


volere |bisogno |desiderare |desiderio |mancanza |abbisognare |amare |anelare |aver bisogno di |awguro |carenza |cercare |deficienza |esigenza |fabbisogno |indigenza |mancare |miseria |necessitare |necessità |occorrere |povertà |pretendere |ricercare |sperare |vuole |


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