英音 [wɒnt] 美音 [wɑnt]
a state of extreme poverty
the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable;
"there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"
"water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"
"for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
anything that is necessary but lacking;
"he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"
"I tried to supply his wants"
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"
hunt or look for; want for a particular reason;
"Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"
"Uncle Sam wants you"
wish or demand the presence of;
"I want you here at noon!"
be without, lack; be deficient in;
"want the strength to go on living"
"flood victims wanting food and shelter"
wanting adj. 欠缺的，不足的; v. 缺少( want的现在分词 );应该;打算;需要…在场;
wanton adj. 荒唐的;繁茂的;变化无常的;行为不检的; vi. 放肆;生活奢侈;嬉戏; vt. 奢侈;挥霍，浪费; n. 淫荡的人;嬉闹的人;
want for <正>缺少，需要;为…需要;需（某人）做[担任]…;通缉;
in want 在贫困中;
want out 想要出去;<非正>希望解脱出来;
want formation 需要的形式;
Waste not want not pr. 不用不喊;
in want of 需要，缺少;
for want of 因缺乏;
want a go 要试一试;
want twopence in the shilling v. 脑瓜不灵，精神失常;
want of confidence in the Cabinet 对内阁不信任;
want of confidence in the Ministry 对内阁不信任;
want off 想要下车;
want in 想要进入;<俚>希望被接受;缺少;
material want [经] 物质缺乏， 物质需要;
want slips 缺货单;
oxygen want [医] 缺氧;
want creation [经] 需求的创造;
want oxygen [医]缺氧;
want ad n. <口>招聘广告，征求广告;
freedom from want [法] 免于匮乏的自由;
want of care [法] 疏忽， 懈怠， 不细心;