Definitions for wanted

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wanted

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wanted(adjective)ˈɑɑntəd

    being searched for by police

    a wanted criminal

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


Translations for wanted

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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.

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