What does wan mean?

Definitions for wan
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wide area network, WANadjective

    a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

  2. pale, pallid, wan, sickadjective

    (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

    "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"

  3. pale, pallid, wanadjective

    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

    "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"

  4. wanverb

    lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

    "a wan smile"

  5. wanverb

    become pale and sickly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wan

    won

    Etymology: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]

  2. Wanadjective

    having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid

    Etymology: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]

  3. Wannoun

    the quality of being wan; wanness

    Etymology: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]

  4. Wanverb

    to grow wan; to become pale or sickly in looks

    Etymology: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]

  5. Wan

    of Win

    Etymology: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wan

    won, adj. faint: wanting colour: pale and sickly: languid: gloomy, dark.—v.i. to become wan.—adv. Wan′ly.—n. Wan′ness.—adj. Wan′nish, somewhat wan. [A.S. wann, dark, lurid; but perh. conn, with A.S. wan, deficient.]

  2. Wan

    wan, old pa.t. of win.

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  1. awn, NWA

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of wan in a Sentence

  1. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister:

    The producer of the Netflix series called and said,' I wan na do a second part and focus all on [ Don's ] disappearance case.' That may come to fruition, hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister called two days ago and said,' Listen with all this popularity, what do you think ?' I said,' Write it down and pitch what you believe it would look like.' It's hard for us to approve something as an office without knowing what we are approving... I'm open-minded.

  2. Julianne Hough:

    I don't feel lonely, but I definitely feel alone. I think there's a big difference, i feel alone, I miss people a lot, I wan na hug them and talk to them, but I'm really enjoying this time where I can really connect to what's really important in my life and look forward to when we get out of this : Who do I want to step into ? Who do I want to arrive in this new world as ?

  3. Rebel Wilson:

    REBEL Rebel Wilson SAYS SHE WAS PROBABLY EATING 3,000 CALORIES MOST DAYS BEFORE WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY Seventy-five kilograms is equivalent to 165 pounds. Rebel Wilson has made healthy life changes for 2020 that have resulted in dramatic weight loss. ( Photo by SC Pool - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) The Pitch Perfect star, 40, also made a note in her story that says she wants to speak with her fans on Instagram Live this Tuesday. I wan na go live on Insta on Tuesday night when Im back in US to share stuff with you guys and thank everyone for their support, Rebel Wilson teased. Sooo until then... 6p NYC time. REBEL Rebel Wilson REVEALS SHES ONLY 6 POUNDS AWAY FROM HER GOAL WEIGHT, DUBS HERSELF FIT AMY In mid-November, Rebel Wilson reportedly checked into Austrian wellness center, VivaMayr, according to People magazine. The upscale lakeside lodge is said to be the place where she first kicked off her health journey and adopted a specialized diet in 2019. I went back because 2021 is going to be an insanely busy year with project after project, so I wanted to come back to VivaMayr.

  4. Kawhi Leonard:

    It means a lot to me. Words can't even explain, i wan na thank Kobe for everything he's done for me. All the long talks and workouts, this one is for him.

  5. Outgoing Democratic Virginia Gov.Terry McAuliffe:

    Listen, if this guy got in my space, you wan na get in my space, I’ve always said Chris, you punch me, I ’m going to punch back twice as hard. And it would n’t be hard to do it, but you know, this guy thinks he could intimidate everybody.It’s disgraceful. It’s embarrassing.

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