in want of

Definition of in want of

  1. :  in the condition of wanting or needing (something) The house is in want of repairs.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be needy or destitute

    :  to have or feel need

    :  to be necessary or needed

  1. :  deficiency, lack

    :  grave and extreme poverty that deprives one of the necessities of life

    :  something wanted :  need, desire

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