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WANTED

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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'.

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  1. wanted

    Song lyrics by wanted -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by wanted on the Lyrics.com website.

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

How to pronounce WANTED?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say WANTED in sign language?

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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

Examples of WANTED in a Sentence

  1. Joseph DeNardi:

    What the market and what investors have wanted have been for airlines to respond to higher oil prices by reducing capacity and they haven't gotten that yet.

  2. Governor Cuomo:

    I said to the President, who is a New Yorker who I've known for many, many years : I put my hand out in partnership. I want to work together, 100 %. I need your help, I want your help, and New Yorkers will do everything they can to be good partners, i think the president was 100 % sincere in saying that he wanted to work together in partnership.

  3. Mark Matthews:

    I wanted to get rid of him, but she wouldn't, she loves animals.

  4. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

  5. Anthony Christopher:

    They are kind of pushy with the stickers and the posters, i know that I have walked past a couple of vendors and they have asked me if I wanted pins when they already gave me pins five minutes ago.

Images & Illustrations of WANTED

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  • nedded; required for relief or supply. Wanted; desired, wished for or sought. Which one is better?
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