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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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    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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Alan Alda:

    For some reason, leatherbound copies of the goings-on in Congress lined the shelves of our living room, and I pored over them when I was 12. I had never read anything so funny," Alda said. "From then on, I knew I wanted to do comedy.

  2. Yaron Galai:

    Online ads might be annoying, but so is the cashier at your bookstore. But you probably never told yourself: “I want these books and magazines, but that payment part is really annoying… It’s an interruption in my day to stand in line and take out my credit card. So I’ll just take all the books I wanted and walk out the store without the annoying part!”.

  3. Salma Shah:

    This administration wants to unsettle and dislodge establishment institutions that it believes have failed the public for decades, dom is the symbolic figurehead of a group of people who have all wanted this for years. They are tight-knit and very loyal to him.

  4. Andy Kingery:

    He was in every group and everybody just liked him. ... He was great. skip is the kind of kid you want on your team. If you had a team, you wanted 20 Skips.

  5. Renata Freydin:

    It came out of nowhere and I just started having contractions, baby Zayne wasn't having any of it. Baby Zayne wanted to come out.

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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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a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
  • A. hodgepodge
  • B. serendipity
  • C. elan
  • D. tingle

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