Definitions For Want


  • A specific feeling of desire
  • Anything that is necessary but lacking
  • The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
  • A state of extreme poverty
  • The state or condition of not having any or enough of something
  • Something that is desired or needed
  • The state or condition of being poor


  • Wish or demand the presence of
  • Have need of
  • Hunt or look for; want for a particular reason
  • Feel or have a desire for; want strongly
  • Be without, lack; be deficient in
  • To desire or wish for (something)
  • To need (something)
  • To be without (something needed)

Is Want a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Want is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Want in a Sentence

  • Do you want more coffee?
  • He wants a bicycle for his birthday.
  • I just wanted a chance to rest.
  • His attitude shows a want of proper respect.
  • He is suffering from want of adequate sleep.
  • People who are living in want

Synonyms for Want

Antonyms for Want

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