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Webster 1828 Edition


Wanted

WANTED

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Needed; desired.

Definition 2021


wanted

wanted

English

Adjective

wanted (comparative more wanted, superlative most wanted)

  1. wished for; desired; sought
  2. (law) subject to immediate detainment by law enforcement authorities on sight.

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Verb

wanted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of want

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