Wand vs. Want

Wand vs. Want — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Wand and Want

Wandnoun

A hand-held narrow rod, usually used for pointing or instructing, or as a traditional emblem of authority.

Wantverb

(transitive) To wish for or desire (something); to feel a need or desire for; to crave or demand.

What do you want to eat?I want you to leave.never wanted to go back to live with my mother.want to be an astronaut when I'm older.don't want him to marry Gloria, Iwant him to marry me!What do you want from me?you want anything from the shops?

Wandnoun

(by extension) An instrument shaped like a wand, such as a curling wand.

Wantverb

To wish, desire, or demand to see, have the presence of or do business with.

Ma’am, you are exactly the professional we want for this job.Danish police want him for embezzlement.

Wandnoun

A magic wand.

Wantverb

(transitive) To lack and be in need of or require (something, such as a noun or verbal noun).

That chair wants fixing.
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Wandnoun

A stick, branch, or stalk, especially of willow.

Wantverb

(transitive) To lack and be without, to not have (something).

Wandnoun

A card of a particular suit of the minor arcana in tarot, the wands.

Wantverb

To lack and (be able to) do without.

Wandverb

(transitive) To scan (e.g. a passenger at an airport) with a metal detector.

Wantverb

(transitive) To have occasion for (something requisite or useful); to require or need.

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Wandnoun

a baton used by a magician or water diviner

Wantverb

(intransitive) To desire (to experience desire); to wish.

the cat wants back out again; you can leave if you want

Wandnoun

a ceremonial or emblematic staff

Wantverb

To be lacking or deficient or absent.

There was something wanting in the play.

Wantverb

To be in a state of destitution; to be needy; to lack.

Wantverb

To be advised to do something should, ought}}.

You’ll want to repeat this three or four times to get the best result.

Wantnoun

(countable) A desire, wish, longing.

Wantnoun

}} Lack, absence.

Wantnoun

(uncountable) Poverty.

Wantnoun

Something needed or desired; a thing of which the loss is felt.

Wantnoun

A depression in coal strata, hollowed out before the subsequent deposition took place.

Wantnoun

a state of extreme poverty

Wantnoun

the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable;

there is a serious lack of insight into the problemwater is the critical deficiency in desert regionsfor want of a nail the shoe was lost

Wantnoun

anything that is necessary but lacking;

he had sufficient means to meet his simple needsI tried to supply his wants

Wantnoun

a specific feeling of desire;

he got his wishhe was above all wishing and desire

Wantverb

feel or have a desire for; want strongly;

I want to go home nowI want my own room

Wantverb

have need of;

This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner

Wantverb

wish or demand the presence of;

I want you here at noon!

Wantverb

hunt or look for; want for a particular reason;

Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBIUncle Sam wants you

Wantverb

be without, lack; be deficient in;

want courtesywant the strength to go on livingflood victims wanting food and shelter