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want

[wɒnt]

  1. VT

    1. (=desire, wish for)

      1. querer

      2. (with complement)

      3. (with infinitive)

      4. (sexually)

    2. (=ask for) [+ money] querer, pedir

    3. (=seek) [police] buscar

    4. (=need, require) [person] necesitar

    5. (=lack)

  2. VI

    1. (=wish, desire) querer

    2. (=lack)

      waste 3., 1)

  3. N

    1. (=lack) falta f

    2. (=need) necesidad f

    3. (=poverty) necesidad f , penuria f

  4. CPD

Examples from texts

“You want me to call for the backup now?”
—¿Quieres que ahora llame pidiendo refuerzos?
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
Perhaps she expected me to want to pray, to want to make my peace with my maker.
Quizás esperaba que quisiese rezar, que quisiese hacer las paces con mi creador.
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
I want you to come downtown with me.
Vendrás conmigo a comisaría.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
Sister One: "We want you to open up!"
– ¡Queremos que abras la puerta! -Hermana número uno.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
We have eliminated hunger and want.
Hemos eliminado el hambre y las carencias.
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
In December 1981, Len did not want to get the call he got from Delaware, where a murder in Wilmington had been connected to a girl’s body found in 1976 in Connecticut.
En diciembre de 1981, Len no quería recibir la llamada que recibió de Delaware, donde habían relacionado un asesinato en Wilmington con el cuerpo de una niña hallado en 1976 en Connecticut.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
So if you are setting me aside, it is because you don’t want me-”
Así pues si me haces a un lado, es porque no me deseas…
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
I closed my eyes: I didn't want to see Lupe's eyes and I rested my head against the window.
Cerré los ojos: no quería ver los ojos de Lupe y apoyé la cabeza en mi ventana.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
You want to see me but we aren't going to talk? I said.
¿Quieres verme pero no vamos a hablar?, le dije.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
Lash’s parents want to talk to them and only them, and I promised that they’d be over to that house ASAP.”
Los padres de Lash querrán hablar con ellos y sólo con ellos, y prometí que estarían en esa casa tan pronto como fuera posible.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
You can use tilde in the text of a single card as many times as you want.
Puede utilizar la tilde en el texto de una tarjeta tantas veces como desee.
ABBYY Lingvo x3 HelpABBYY Lingvo x3 Ayuda
BYY Lingvo x3 Ayuda
ABBYY Lingvo x3 Ayud
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BYY Lingvo x3 Help
ABBYY Lingvo x3 Hel
© 2008 ABBYY
I want him to go to Havers’s.
Quiero llevarlo con Havers.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
“You interested in watching or maybe you want some of this.” He could still hear the man’s graveled voice, out of breath and panting in his ear.
– ¿Te interesa mirar o quieres probar? -todavía podía oír su voz rasposa y jadeante en el oído.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
"You don't want to remember that night, do you Francis?"
– No quieres recordar esa noche, ¿verdad, Francis?
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
Select this option if you want the extended attributes (e.g. whether a character was recognized uncertainly, whether the word was found in the dictionary) to be written in files in XML format.
Seleccione esta opción si desea que los atributos extendidos (por ejemplo, si se reconoció sin certeza un carácter, si se encontró la palabra en el diccionario) se escriban en archivos con formato XML.
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wɒntquererExamples

I don't want anything more to do with him — no quiero tener nada más que ver con él
I want my mummy! — ¡quiero que venga mi mamá!
he wants a lot of attention — quiere que le presten mucha atención
I don't want you interfering! — ¡no quiero que te entrometas!
I've always wanted a car like this — siempre he querido un coche como este
we only want the best/what's best for you — solo queremos lo mejor para ti
what do you want for your birthday? — ¿qué quieres por tu cumpleaños?
what I want from a computer is... — lo que quiero de un ordenador es...
I want an explanation from you — quiero que me des una explicación
she was everything he wanted in a woman — era todo lo que él quería en una mujer
food was the last thing I wanted — comida era lo último que quería
I know when I'm not wanted — sé muy bien cuando sobro or estoy de más
where do you want the table? — ¿dónde quieres que pongamos la mesa?
what does he want with/of me? — ¿qué quiere de mí?

User translations

The part of speech is not specified

  1. 1.

    querer

    translation added by Julio Anthar Jiménez Rodarte
    Bronze es-en
    2

Collocations

for want of
a falta de

Word forms

want

noun
SingularPlural
Common casewantwants
Possessive casewant'swants'

want

verb
Basic forms
Pastwanted
Imperativewant
Present Participle (Participle I)wanting
Past Participle (Participle II)wanted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I wantwe want
you wantyou want
he/she/it wantsthey want
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am wantingwe are wanting
you are wantingyou are wanting
he/she/it is wantingthey are wanting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have wantedwe have wanted
you have wantedyou have wanted
he/she/it has wantedthey have wanted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been wantingwe have been wanting
you have been wantingyou have been wanting
he/she/it has been wantingthey have been wanting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I wantedwe wanted
you wantedyou wanted
he/she/it wantedthey wanted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was wantingwe were wanting
you were wantingyou were wanting
he/she/it was wantingthey were wanting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had wantedwe had wanted
you had wantedyou had wanted
he/she/it had wantedthey had wanted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been wantingwe had been wanting
you had been wantingyou had been wanting
he/she/it had been wantingthey had been wanting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will wantwe shall/will want
you will wantyou will want
he/she/it will wantthey will want
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be wantingwe shall/will be wanting
you will be wantingyou will be wanting
he/she/it will be wantingthey will be wanting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have wantedwe shall/will have wanted
you will have wantedyou will have wanted
he/she/it will have wantedthey will have wanted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been wantingwe shall/will have been wanting
you will have been wantingyou will have been wanting
he/she/it will have been wantingthey will have been wanting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would wantwe should/would want
you would wantyou would want
he/she/it would wantthey would want
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be wantingwe should/would be wanting
you would be wantingyou would be wanting
he/she/it would be wantingthey would be wanting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have wantedwe should/would have wanted
you would have wantedyou would have wanted
he/she/it would have wantedthey would have wanted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been wantingwe should/would have been wanting
you would have been wantingyou would have been wanting
he/she/it would have been wantingthey would have been wanting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am wantedwe are wanted
you are wantedyou are wanted
he/she/it is wantedthey are wanted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being wantedwe are being wanted
you are being wantedyou are being wanted
he/she/it is being wantedthey are being wanted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been wantedwe have been wanted
you have been wantedyou have been wanted
he/she/it has been wantedthey have been wanted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was wantedwe were wanted
you were wantedyou were wanted
he/she/it was wantedthey were wanted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being wantedwe were being wanted
you were being wantedyou were being wanted
he/she/it was being wantedthey were being wanted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been wantedwe had been wanted
you had been wantedyou had been wanted
he/she/it had been wantedthey had been wanted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be wantedwe shall/will be wanted
you will be wantedyou will be wanted
he/she/it will be wantedthey will be wanted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been wantedwe shall/will have been wanted
you will have been wantedyou will have been wanted
he/she/it will have been wantedthey will have been wanted