What does wanted mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wanted(adj)

    desired or wished for or sought

    "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster"

  2. cherished, precious, treasured, wanted(adj)

    characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

    "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"

Wiktionary

  1. wanted(Adjective)

    wished for; desired; sought

  2. wanted(Adjective)

    subject to immediate detainment by law enforcement authorities on sight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wanted

    of Want

Freebase

  1. Wanted

    "Wanted" is a popular song written by Jack Fulton and Lois Steele. A recording by Perry Como with Hugo Winterhalter's orchestra and chorus was made at Manhattan Center, New York City, on December 29, 1952. It was released by RCA Victor Recordsas catalog number 20-5647 and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 10691. The flip side of both recordings was "Look out the Window" The most popular recorded version, by Perry Como, reached #1 on Billboard magazine's charts in 1954. The song also reached #1 on the Cash Box chart in the same year. Al Martino also had a top 10 hit with the song in the United Kingdom. Another early recorded version is by singer pianist Moon Mullican. The song was featured in a Christmas episode of "WKRP in Cincinnati", in a flashback to 12/24/54. Anne Murray recorded a cover of the song for her album Croonin'.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wanted' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #422

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wanted' in Written Corpus Frequency: #313

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wanted in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wanted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Rock:

    I never wanted to be the biggest guy. I just wanted to be the best.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart's hope. It was what I wanted to be.

  3. Gloria Vanderbilt:

    And it came to me, and I knew what I had to have before my soul would rest. I wanted to belong-to belong to my mother. And in return-I wanted my mother to belong to me.

  4. Garrison Keillor:

    Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.

  5. Ray Constable:

    I always wanted to see Havana, and I wanted to get here before all the Americans come! i also wanted to see whether communism works. We've been all over, and when you see how people live: it doesn't work.

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