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Wiktionary4.5 / 2 votes

  1. wantedadjective

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

  2. wantedadjective

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

  3. wantedadjective

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

Princeton's WordNet2.7 / 3 votes

  1. wantedadjective

    desired or wished for or sought

    "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster"

    Synonyms:
    precious, treasured, cherished

    Antonyms:
    undesired, unwished-for, abdicable, cast-off(a), casteless, unclaimed, unsought, unwanted, friendless, throwaway(a), unwelcome, outcaste, uncalled-for, discarded, unwished, thrown-away(a), outcast, unloved

  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"

    Synonyms:
    precious, cute, treasured, valued, cherished

    Antonyms:
    undesired, unwished, unwanted, unloved, throwaway(a), discarded, unwished-for, abdicable, unclaimed, uncalled-for, casteless, outcaste, friendless, outcast, unsought, cast-off(a), thrown-away(a), unwelcome

PPDB, the paraphrase database1.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "wanted":

    wished, desired, sought, most-wanted, dreamed, liked, wanna

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How to use wanted in a sentence?

  1. Cynthia Chatterjee:

    Historically women have not been encouraged to study science, i didn't go to medical school until I was age 34, but when I was a little girl, I wanted to be a doctor.

  2. John Stamos:

    I thought it was undeserving but I guess I’ve been around a long time, all I wanted was to be on a show like ‘Happy Days,’.

  3. Bryan Kibler:

    We’re just stealing the language that sanctuary cities use, we wanted to … get across that our Second Amendment rights are slowly being stripped away.

  4. Chuck Long:

    He was just full of charisma, and you could tell he had some great leadership qualities, we connected really quick, just because he wasn’t a prima donna or anything. The kid wanted to learn and wanted to learn fast, and he absorbed things quickly.

  5. Brandt Snedeker:

    If it's true, I am super excited for him, i think everybody that played for him in 2012 wanted him to get the job because, in my opinion, he did a great job at Medinah, and we all had a great time.


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