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2 Translation results for want in Spanish

verb | noun

want verb

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wanted, has wanted, is wanting, wants
faltar; requerir, necesitar; querer, desear

Example sentences of
want verb

  • I want a bicycle for my birthday.
  • He wants a bicycle for his birthday.
  • I just wanted a chance to rest.
  • She wanted more time to finish the test.
  • Do you want anything from the store?
  • What do you want for Christmas?
  • You can choose whichever color you want.
  • The motor wants a tune-up.
  • Thousands of poor people still want food and shelter.
  • Tell him that the teacher wants him.
  • Do you want more coffee?

Synonyms of
want verb

Detailed synonyms for want verb

See: Desire, Lack

want noun

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falta; indigencia, miseria; deseo, necesidad

Example sentences of
want noun

  • His attitude shows a want of proper respect.
  • He is suffering from want of adequate sleep.
  • people who are living in want

Detailed synonyms for want noun

See: Poverty

Reverse translation for want

faltar  - to be lacking, to be needed, to be absent, to be missing, to remain, to be left 
requerir  - to require, to call for, to summon, to send for 
necesitar  - to need, to necessitate, to require 
querer  - to want, to desire, to love, to like, to be fond of, 
desear  - to wish, to want, to desire 
falta  - lack, defect, fault, error, offense, misdemeanor, foul (in basketball), fault (in tennis) 
indigencia  - poverty, destitution 
miseria  - poverty, misery, suffering, pittance, meager amount 
deseo  - wish, desire 
necesidad  - need, necessity, poverty, want 
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