Want Synonyms and Antonyms

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We found there are 11 synonyms for the word want.

  1. deprivation
  2. neediness
  3. privation
  4. desire
  5. deficiency
  6. lack
  7. need
  8. require
  9. need
  10. wish
  11. wishing

And we found No direct antonym for the word want.

Term Definition

deprivation, neediness, privation (noun)

a state of extreme poverty.

desire (verb)

feel or have a desire for; want strongly.

deficiency, lack (noun)

the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.

need, require (verb)

have need of.

need (noun)

anything that is necessary but lacking.

wish, wishing (noun)

a specific feeling of desire.

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