feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
express a desire for
expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
an inclination to want things; "a man of many desires"
the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
something that is desired
have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs"
a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appall