That which is needed or desired; a thing of which the loss is felt; what is not possessed, and is necessary for use or pleasure.
To have occasion for, as useful, proper, or requisite; to require; to need; as, in winter we want a fire; in summer we want cooling breezes.
To feel need of; to wish or long for; to desire; to crave.
In insurance sales terminology, a desire for certain coverage or for a certain amount of coverage. There is a distinction between want and need. Many people want coverage of types or in amounts that are not necessities. Thus, wants may be in excess of needs, or vice versa.
a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
a condition or something you desire to have
a conscious recognition of a need
a craving, a yearning, a need, or, as Napolean Hill, author of "Think and Grow Rich," would say, "a burning desire
a desire, a will to do something requires comfort with negative costs of action
a desire, a wish
a desire for a specific product or service to satisfy the underlying need
something that makes life more enjoyable but is not required to survive. A child may want a bicycle for fun. The bicycle becomes a need if it is required for a paper route.
something you desire but don't need