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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wantedadjective

    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, wantedadjective

    characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

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

Wiktionary

  1. wantedadjective

    wished for; desired; sought

  2. wantedadjective

    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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    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

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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. The Bulls:

    This is foreign territory for me, there are no excuses. It's all about the goals of the team. We said in pre-season we wanted to be in the playoffs, but the question is now, are we trying to do that. I'm trying to figure that out. If we are, we have to start playing differently.

  2. James Akinjo:

    We wanted to stay poised, we’re the No. 1 team and everybody is going to see how you respond to situations like that. When we got down, we never panicked. I was just trying to keep us all poised. That’s my job at point guard.

  3. That Lai:

    Lam was flying high before this extradition law, xi Jinping was taking Xi Jinping hand( at public events), Xi Jinping was walking in front with him, Xi Jinping really wanted to do something great for Xi Jinping boss. Xi Jinping knew this was a great opportunity. And actually it was almost. Because people really didn't pay attention to it at first.

  4. Peter De Vries, Comfort me with Apples (1956):

    I wanted to be bored to death, as good a way to go as any.

  5. Paula Broadwell:

    I think a lot of women were watching and wanted to see what his response and what the tone of it was and he's clearly wrestling with how to combat this issue, but I still feel like he wasn't strong enough. That was still a kind of tepid response. He needs to come out in no uncertain terms and say this unacceptable, if you're doing this, we don't want you in the corps.

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