Synonyms of wanted


1. desire, want

usage: feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"

2. want, need, require, be

usage: have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"

3. want, search, seek, look for

usage: hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"

4. want, demand

usage: wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"

5. want, miss, lack

usage: be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"


1. wanted (vs. unwanted), craved, desired, hot, longed-for, wished-for, yearned-for, sought, sought-after(prenominal), desirable, loved, welcome

usage: 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, loved (vs. unloved)

usage: characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"

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