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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wantedadjective

    desired or wished for or sought

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

    precious, treasured, cherished

    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"

    precious, cute, treasured, valued, cherished

    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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wanted":

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

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  1. Frederic Gleach:

    I wanted to give the multisensory layer to it so it could be for all learners -- just in case like if somebody was visually impaired, they could still engage with an object with both touch and sound.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I wanted to let the people of the state of Vermont know about this first.

  3. Nicolás Maduro:

    Were not beggars, what the U.S. empire is doing with its puppets is an internal provocation. They wanted to generate a great national commotion, but they didnt achieve it.

  4. Chadi Nouri Gruber:

    Most of our competitors focus really on the romantic and poetic side of high jewelry creation, which is great because that fits their identity, we wanted to create something that fits ours. We are a rule-breaker, so we wanted to show we could do high jewelry creations ... but we can do it in a different way.

  5. Alexander Diaz:

    Most of the people who had that bonus wanted to test how it could be spent, so several clients made payments to us with bitcoin, chivo has benefited small entrepreneurs because it makes the payment method easier for customers.

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