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Want

The absence or deficiency of what is needed or desired.

Want of jurisdiction, for example, is a lack of authority to exercise in a particular manner a power possessed by a tribunal or board.

want

noun absence, conatus, dearth, default, defect, deficiency, deficit, desideratum, desire, destitution, exigency, impoverishment, insufficiency, lack, meagerness, necessitude, necessity, need, neediness, paucity, pauperism, pennilessness, privation, request, requirement, requisition, scarcity, shortness, shortage
Associated concepts: want of capacity, want of consideraaion, want of jurisdiction, want of knowledge

want

verb be deficient in, be desirous, be destitute of, be found wanting, be without, covet, crave, desiderate, desire, fancy, feel the lack of, have occasion for, hope for, lack, like, long for, miss, need, request, require, stand in need of, will, wish
See also: absence, conatus, dearth, deficiency, demand, desideratum, desire, exigency, failure, foible, indigence, lack, market, need, omission, paucity, poverty, privation, request, require, requirement, requisition, will
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Could be as simple as, Go to the gym or as complex as, Make a budget or Create a schedule that makes time for big wants.
A second possibility that comes to mind relates to leadership--whether there exists a common understanding of where Rick wants to take the organization and how he wants it to function.
JW: I think that a lot of what was done was what was wanted, if you want to put it that way, by the general public that made up the art world, the buyers, the sellers, the makers, the observers, and so on.
Dependable Dan actually wants to hang out with you.
And why would I want that for anyone, much less my son?
I want to preserve the transatlantic relationship whilst being, as far as possible, a full European.
Pricing -- We wanted a flexible pricing structure, because we're convinced that, if you want to evolve in this world of technology, you need a partner who's willing to develop a pricing structure that won't inhibit you from doing the right thing in the right place.
You thought they would put it on after Who Wants to Marry My Dad?
I didn't want a jarring juxtaposition of anxiety and rest.
Patrick McCormick wants to use a lifeline and call Jesus for some help.
I want children to get to know various dimensions of the orchestra," he says.