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Synonyms for wanted

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wanted(adj)

    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, wanted(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. wanted(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

  2. wanted(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

  3. wanted(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce wanted?

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Daniel
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How to say wanted in sign language?

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How to use wanted in a sentence?

  1. Peter Elliott:

    But we need the community's help all the time to catch wanted people ... and it all helps us in the big picture.

  2. Philippe Bulauitan:

    This virus took me out of my practice that I love the most, since I was a boy I wanted to be a doctor and a surgeon and here I am.

  3. Donald Trump:

    In Tehran, they're burning down the Saudi embassy, you see that? now, what that is Iran wants to take over Saudi Arabia. They always have. They want the oil, OK? They've always wanted that.

  4. Keith Nothacker:

    The blood alcohol monitoring devices used in legal and medical circles are big and bulky, like a ball and chain for the ones using it, we wanted to make something people would want to wear.

  5. Kait McIntyre:

    We wanted to get within sight and sound of the actual convention. We wanted our voices heard.


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