not for want of

Definition of not for want of

  1. :  not because of not having or doing (something) Her failure to get the information was not for want of trying.

Word by Word Definitions

wantplay
  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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