['wɒntɪd] or ['wɔntɪd]
(adj.) desired or wished for or sought; 'couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy'; 'a wanted criminal'; 'a wanted poster' .
Editor: Nancy--From WordNet
(imp. & p. p.) of Want
- We went to the 'commissionaire' of the hotel--I don't know what a 'commissionaire' is, but that is the man we went to--and told him we wanted a guide. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- She submitted to him, let him take what he wanted and do as he wanted with her. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- She wanted to plunge on and on, till she came to the end of the valley of snow. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- I wanted to call upon you about it. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- I told you the other day what I wanted. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- He had left his sleeping wife; and wanted, as Margaret saw, to be amused and interested by something that she was to tell him. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Because you always wanted things that wouldn't do. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- If she had been in great pain one would have excused it, but she only wanted to bring us all here: I know her naughty tricks. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- She knew what kind of love, what kind of surrender he wanted. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Her hands lay on the paddle like slumber, she only wanted to see him, like a crystal shadow, to feel his essential presence. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Beth's bundle was such a funny one that everybody wanted to laugh, but nobody did, for it would have hurt her feelings very much. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- She might talk on; and if he wanted to say any thing himself, he would only talk louder, and drown her voice. Jane Austen. Emma.
- If I could have hoped it would have brought in nearly the sum wanted, I'd have sold all long ago. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- I was soon able to call for bread and drink, or whatever else I wanted. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.
- Have you made any memorandum--in your diary, or otherwise--of what you wanted to say to me? Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- She wanted to hear, but she did not want to be implicated. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- The whole game was one of subtle inter-suggestivity, and they wanted to keep it on the plane of suggestion. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- This was exactly as it should be; for the young man wanted only regimentals to make him completely charming. Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
- It was about this mission that you wanted to consult me? Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- At length he roused himself to explain that he wanted money to be raised on this watch. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- I wanted to know; I had long wanted to know. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Her mind, disposition, opinions, and habits wanted no half-concealment, no self-deception on the present, no reliance on future improvement. Jane Austen. Mansfield Park.
- But I daresay you know what she has wanted me to do. Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
- As he took a chair himself, he supplied the link that Mr. Lorry wanted, by saying to him with a frown, Witness at that trial. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- But I liked my presents, and I wanted more. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- And he wanted to be single in himself, the woman single in herself. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Shrinking to the furthest corner of the seat, he demanded to know what they wanted there. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- I wanted to go to Milan too. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- His visit made no impression on me, except that I was grateful for his kindness in leaving me the money I wanted. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- You are very much wanted. Jane Austen. Mansfield Park.