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Definition 1: desired or wished for or sought - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where wanted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy
  • a wanted criminal
  • a wanted poster

(wanted is similar to ...) wanted intensely

"the child could no longer resist taking one of the craved cookies" "it produced the desired effect"

(wanted is similar to ...) wanted by the police

"a hot suspect"

(wanted is similar to ...) greatly desired

(wanted is similar to ...) being searched for

"the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum"

(means also ...) worth having or seeking or achieving

"a desirable job" "computer with many desirable features" "a desirable outcome"

(means also ...) held dear

"his loved companion of many years"

(means also ...) giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted

"a welcome relief" "a welcome guest" "made the children feel welcome" "you are welcome to join us"

Definition 2: characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wanted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cherished friend
  • children are precious
  • a treasured heirloom
  • so good to feel wanted

Synonyms for wanted in the sense of this definition

(wanted is similar to ...) held dear

"his loved companion of many years"

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