want for

phrasal verb
wanted for; wanting for; wants for

Definition of want for

: to be without (someone or something) : to lack (someone or something) She certainly will never want for friends.

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“Want for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/want%20for. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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