- A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.
- Want of the means of subsistence; poverty; indigence; destitution.
- That which is needful; anything necessary to be done; (pl.) necessary things; business.
- Situation of need; peril; danger.
- To be in want of; to have cause or occasion for; to lack; to require, as supply or relief.
- To be wanted; to be necessary.
- Of necessity. See Needs.