Definition - wanting

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  1. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  2. nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
  3. wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
  4. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  5. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
  6. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
  7. be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"