Definition of found wanting
- The travel arrangements were found wanting.
: past tense and past participle of find
: having all usual, standard, or reasonably expected equipment
: presented as or incorporated into an artistic work essentially as found
: free food and lodging in addition to wages
: to take the first steps in building
: to set or ground on something solid : base
: to establish (something) often with provision for future maintenance
: to melt (a material, such as metal) and pour into a mold
: not present or in evidence : absent
: not being up to standards or expectations
: lacking in ability or capacity : deficient
: less, minus
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