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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.

Wikipedia

  1. Wanted

    Wanted is a song written by American country music artist Alan Jackson and Charlie Craig, and recorded by Jackson. It was released in May 1990 as the third single from Jackson's first album, Here in the Real World. The song peaked at number 3 on both the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts and the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart.

ChatGPT

  1. wanted

    Wanted can be defined as being desired, sought after, or needed. It typically refers to someone or something that is being actively searched for or sought by individuals or authorities, often due to their involvement in a crime or their importance in a particular context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wanted

    of Want

Wikidata

  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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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. Angel Reyes:

    I wanted to make money for him, $100, maybe $120, selling lemonade and popsicles.

  2. Kate Andersen Brower:

    I really do think her fierce physical defense of her husband is the most memorable moment from any of Biden's campaigns. She didn't hesitate, i think that people can relate to that fierce and innate quality of wanting to protect someone you love. In that case it was physical, but there have been times I'm sure when she's wanted to jump in and publicly defend him over something he's done or said that he's been criticized for.

  3. Jordan Spieth:

    I was asked afterward, and I had two goals: I wanted to win the Masters at one point, and I wanted to be the best player in the world, those were my two lifelong goals.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I wanted them to be as clear as possible, they didn't need me looking over their shoulder.

  5. Shaliene Woodley:

    When we announced that we were engaged, we wanted to do that only because we didn't want someone else to do it before we did, and we didn't do it for months and months after we had become engaged.

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  • David Boykin
    David Boykin
    nedded; required for relief or supply. Wanted; desired, wished for or sought. Which one is better?
    LikeReply6 years ago

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