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noun 
  1. Lack (of), absence of.
And well are worth the want that you have wanted.--Shakespeare, King Lear
  1. poverty
verb 
  1. (transitive) to wish for or desire (something).
What do you to eat?
  1. (transitive) To lack (something).
There was something wanting in the play.
  1. (context, transitive, informal) To require (something).
That chair wants fixing. (= That chair requires to be fixed.)
Etymology: , from vanta


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