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1. wanted

adjective. ['ˈwɔntɪd'] desired or wished for or sought.

Synonyms

  • sought-after
  • welcome
  • loved
  • sought
  • craved
  • wished-for
  • yearned-for
  • desired
  • longed-for
  • desirable

Antonyms

  • unloved
  • unwanted
  • undesirable
  • slow

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • want (English)
  • wanten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Wanted

  • abided
  • abounded
  • acceded
  • added
  • aided
  • appended
  • applauded
  • astounded
  • avoided
  • bombarded
  • concluded
  • contributed
  • corresponded
  • decided
  • demanded
  • did
  • discarded
  • erupted
  • erupted
  • evenhanded

How do you spell wanted? Is it wnated ?

A common misspelling of wanted is wnated

Example sentences of the word wanted


1. Verb, past tense
He wouldn't do this if it was you he wanted to date.

2. Verb, past participle
This will stop the water from getting into areas where it is not wanted.

Quotes containing the word wanted


1. Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!"he whispered."Yes, Piglet?""Nothing,"said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
- A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

2. I used to go and flatten my nose against that window and absorb all I could of his art. It changed my life. I saw art then as I wanted to see it.
- Mary Cassatt

3. There is a lack of humor in fashion. To me, it's always been the fun, cool industry to work in, and I always wanted people to be on my side and see how much fun we really have behind the scenes.
- Chris Benz

2. wanted

adjective. ['ˈwɔntɪd'] characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for.

Synonyms

  • precious
  • cherished
  • treasured

Antonyms

  • cold
  • cool
  • unemotionality
  • passionless

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • want (English)
  • wanten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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