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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.70.2He cannot want the bestHe cannot want the best
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.42Whose want and whose delay is strewed with sweets,Whose want, and whose delay, is strew'd with sweets
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.68And I shall lose my life for want of language.And I shall loose my life for want of language.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.80Three kings I had newly feasted, and did wantThree Kings I had newly feasted, and did want
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.11Wherefore my father should revengers want,Wherefore my Father should reuengers want,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xii.30In their best fortunes strong, but want will perjureIn their best Fortunes strong; but want will periure
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.53Dido and her Aeneas shall want troops,Dido, and her Aeneas shall want Troopes,
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.58want.want.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.188Who, all for want of pruning, with intrusionWho all for want of pruning, with intrusion, 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.4To Persia, and want guilders for my voyage.To Persia, and want Gilders for my voyage:
CoriolanusCor I.iii.82'Tis not to save labour, nor that I want love.'Tis not to saue labour, nor that I want loue.
CoriolanusCor II.i.247Shall touch the people – which time shall not want,Shall teach the People, which time shall not want,
CoriolanusCor III.ii.69.1Of what that want might ruin.Of what that want might ruine.
CymbelineCym III.v.115man: thou shouldst neither want my means for thyman: thou should'st neither want my meanes for thy
CymbelineCym IV.iii.31The want is but to put those powers in motionThe want is, but to put those Powres in motion,
CymbelineCym IV.iv.26Who find in my exile the want of breeding,Who finde in my Exile, the want of Breeding;
CymbelineCym V.iv.162faint for want of meat, depart reeling with too muchfaint for want of meate, depart reeling with too much
CymbelineCym V.iv.187I tell thee, fellow, there are none want eyes toI tell thee, Fellow, there are none want eyes, to
HamletHam III.ii.218And who in want a hollow friend doth tryAnd who in want a hollow Friend doth try,
HamletHam III.iv.131Will want true colour – tears perchance for blood.Will want true colour; teares perchance for blood.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.154thief, for the poor abuses of the time want countenance.theefe; for the poore abuses of the time, want countenance.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.130Want mercy if I do not join with him.Want mercy, if I do not ioyne with him.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.103to his wife, ‘ Fie upon this quiet life, I want work.’ ‘ Oto his wife; Fie vpon this quiet life, I want worke. O
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.178Defect of manners, want of government,Defect of Manners, want of Gouernment,
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.44And yet, in faith, it is not! His present wantAnd yet, in faith, it is not his present want
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.79And never yet did insurrection wantAnd neuer yet did Insurrection want
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.74lack subjects? Do not the rebels need soldiers? Thoughlack subiects? Do not the Rebels want Soldiers? Though
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.8Only we want a little personal strength,Onely wee want a little personall Strength:
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.28What you want in meat, we'll have in drink; but youWhat you want in meate, wee'l haue in drinke: but you
Henry VH5 III.vii.70And yet my sky shall not want.And yet my Sky shall not want.
Henry VH5 V.ii.57Have lost, or do not learn for want of time,Haue lost, or doe not learne, for want of time,
Henry VH5 V.ii.69Whose want gives growth to th' imperfectionsWhose want giues growth to th'imperfections
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.69No treachery, but want of men and money.No trecherie, but want of Men and Money.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.9They want their porridge and their fat bull-beeves.They want their Porredge, & their fat Bul Beeues:
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.41Good morrow, gallants, want ye corn for bread?God morrow Gallants, want ye Corn for Bread?
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.46Because you want the grace that others have,Because you want the grace that others haue,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.33And choke the herbs for want of husbandry.And choake the Herbes for want of Husbandry.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.168I shall not want false witness to condemn me,I shall not want false Witnesse, to condemne me,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.236But yet we want a colour for his death.But yet we want a Colour for his death:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.126That want their leader, scatter up and downThat want their Leader, scatter vp and downe,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.348As one that surfeits thinking on a want.As one that surfets, thinking on a want:
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.viii.61honour be witness that no want of resolution in me, buthonor be witnesse, that no want of resolution in mee, but
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.ii.22Nor should thy prowess want praise and esteem,Nor should thy prowesse want praise & esteeme,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.133The want thereof makes thee abominable.The want thereof, makes thee abhominable.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.121That, though I want a kingdom, yet in marriageThat though I want a Kingdome, yet in Marriage
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.57Ay, therein Clarence shall not want his part.I, therein Clarence shall not want his part.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.i.66O, welcome, Oxford, for we want thy help.Oh welcome Oxford, for we want thy helpe.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.ii.8My blood, my want of strength, my sick heart shows,My blood, my want of strength, my sicke heart shewes,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.308It is to see a nobleman want manners.It is to see a Nobleman want manners.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.309I had rather want those than my head. Have at you!I had rather want those, then my head; / Haue at you.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.13And want of wisdom, you, that best should teach us,And want of wisedome, you that best should teach vs,
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.58That should be in a Roman you do want,that should be in a Roman, / You doe want,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.8O, for more arrows, Lord! That's our want.O for more arrowes Lord, thats our want.
King JohnKJ II.i.435And she again wants nothing, to name want,And she againe wants nothing, to name want,
King JohnKJ II.i.436If want it be not that she is not he.If want it be not, that she is not hee:
King JohnKJ III.iv.13Doth want example. Who hath read or heardDoth want example: who hath read, or heard
King JohnKJ IV.i.98Must needs want pleading for a pair of eyes.Must needes want pleading for a paire of eyes:
King JohnKJ IV.iii.138Let hell want pains enough to torture me.Let hell want paines enough to torture me:
King LearKL I.i.224If for I want that glib and oily artIf for I want that glib and oylie Art,
King LearKL I.i.230But even for want of that for which I am richer:But euen for want of that, for which I am richer,
King LearKL I.i.279And well are worth the want that you have wanted.And well are worth the want that you haue wanted.
King LearKL I.iv.194Weary of all, shall want some.Weary of all, shall want some.
King LearKL I.iv.340You are much more a-taxed for want of wisdomYour are much more at task for want of wisedome,
King LearKL IV.i.18I have no way and therefore want no eyes;I haue no way, and therefore want no eyes:
King LearKL IV.vi.263opportunities to cut him off; if your will want not, time andopportunities to cut him off: if your will want not, time and
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.78shall want no instruction; if their daughters be capable,shall want no instruction: If their Daughters be capable,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.235Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek.Where nothing wants, that want it selfe doth seeke.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.708True, and it was enjoined him in Rome for want ofTrue, and it was inioyned him in Rome for want of
MacbethMac III.vi.8Who cannot want the thought how monstrousWho cannot want the thought, how monstrous
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.103.1That want no ear but yours.That want no eare but yours.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.247Want no money, Sir John; you shall want none.Want no money (Sir Iohn) you shall want none.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.248Want no Mistress Ford, Master Brook; youWant no Mistresse Ford (Master Broome) you
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.249shall want none. I shall be with her, I may tell you, byshall want none: I shall be with her (I may tell you) by
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.12Ay; and as idle as she may hang together, for wantI, and as idle as she may hang together for want
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.37Why, yet there want not many that do fearWhy yet there want not many that do feare
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.130Belike for want of rain, which I could wellBelike for want of raine, which I could well
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.101The human mortals want their winter cheer.The humane mortals want their winter heere,
OthelloOth II.i.224which the Moor is defective in. Now for want of thesewhich the Moore is defectiue in. Now for want of these
OthelloOth IV.i.105Whose want even kills me.Whose want euen killes me.
PericlesPer I.iv.16That, if heaven slumber while their creatures want,that if heauen slumber, while / Their creatures want,
PericlesPer I.iv.37As houses are defiled for want of use,As houses are defil'de for want of vse,
PericlesPer I.iv.38They are now starved for want of exercise.They are now staru'de for want of exercise,
PericlesPer II.i.72But what I am, want teaches me to think on:But what I am, want teaches me to thinke on:
PericlesPer V.i.54Wherein we are not destitute for want,wherein we are not destitute for want,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.175I live with bread, like you; feel want,I liue with Bread like you, feele Want,
Richard IIR2 III.iii.203Tears show their love, but want their remedies.Teares shew their Loue, but want their Remedies.
Richard IIR2 III.iv.16It adds more sorrow to my want of joy;It addes more Sorrow to my want of Ioy:
Richard IIR2 III.iv.18And what I want it boots not to complain.And what I want, it bootes not to complaine.
Richard IIR2 III.iv.72O, I am pressed to death through want of speaking!Oh I am prest to death through want of speaking:
Richard IIIR3 I.i.16I, that am rudely stamped, and want love's majestyI, that am Rudely stampt, and want loues Maiesty,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.42Why wither not the leaves that want their sap?Why wither not the leaues that want their sap?
Richard IIIR3 III.i.6I want more uncles here to welcome me.I want more Vnkles heere to welcome me.
Richard IIIR3 III.i.12Those uncles which you want were dangerous;Those Vnkles which you want, were dangerous:
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.124This noble isle doth want her proper limbs;The Noble Ile doth want his proper Limmes:
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.13Which they upon the adverse faction want.Which they vpon the aduerse Faction want.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.332For want of means, poor rats, had hanged themselves.For want of meanes (poore Rats) had hang'd themselues.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.155A thousand times the worse, to want thy light!A thousand times the worse to want thy light,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.73But much of grief shows still some want of wit.But much of griefe, shewes still some want of wit.
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.102Let them want nothing that my house affords.Let them want nothing that my house affoords.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.5To want the bridegroom when the priest attendsTo want the Bride-groome when the Priest attends
The TempestTem II.i.149want of wine.want of Wine.
The TempestTem III.i.79What I shall die to want. But this is trifling;What I shall die to want: But this is trifling,
The TempestTem III.iii.26And what does else want credit, come to meAnd what do's else want credit, come to me
The TempestTem III.iii.39Although they want the use of tongue, a kind(Although they want the vse of tongue) a kinde
The TempestTem IV.i.58Rather than want a spirit. Appear, and pertly.Rather then want a Spirit; appear, & pertly.
The TempestTem IV.i.116Scarcity and want shall shun you,Scarcity and want shall shun you,
The TempestTem epilogue.13Which was to please. Now I wantWhich was to please: Now I want
Timon of AthensTim II.i.5If I want gold, steal but a beggar's dogIf I want Gold, steale but a beggers Dogge,
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.64usurers' men, bawds between gold and want!Vsurers men, Bauds betweene Gold and want.
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.210That now they are at fall, want treasure, cannotThat now they are at fall, want Treature cannot
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.8Fie, no, do not believe it. He cannot want forFye no, doe not beleeue it: hee cannot want for
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.39He cannot want fifty five hundred talents.He cannot want fifty fiue hundred Talents.
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.13The want that makes him lean. Who dares, who dares,The want that makes him leaue: who dares? who dares
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.92The want whereof doth daily make revoltThe want whereof, doth dayly make reuolt
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.402The mere want of gold, and the falling-from of histhe meere want of Gold, and the falling from of his
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.417We are not thieves, but men that much do want.We are not Theeues, but men / That much do want.
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.418Your greatest want is, you want much of meat.Your greatest want is, you want much of meat:
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.419Why should you want? Behold, the earth hath roots;Why should you want? Behold, the Earth hath Rootes:
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.423Lays her full mess before you. Want? Why want?Layes her full Messe before you. Want? why Want?
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.465Has desperate want made!has desp'rate want made?
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.26Chiron, thy years want wit, thy wit wants edgeChiron thy yeres wants wit, thy wit wants edge
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.5Thy niece and I, poor creatures, want our handsThy Neece and I (poore Creatures) want our hands
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.199And being dead, let birds on her take pity.And being so, shall haue like want of pitty. / See Iustice done on Aaron that damn'd Moore, / From whom, our heauy happes had their beginning: / Then afterwards, to Order well the State, / That like Euents, may ne're it Ruinate.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.174Want similes, truth tired with iterationWants similes, truth tir'd with iteration,
Twelfth NightTN I.v.59Well, sir, for want of other idleness, I'll bide yourWell sir, for want of other idlenesse, Ile bide your
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.28was for want of money. And now you are metamorphosedwas for want of money: And now you are Metamorphis'd
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.157Or else for want of idle time, could not again reply;Or else for want of idle time, could not againe reply,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.110And duty never yet did want his meed.And dutie neuer yet did want his meed.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.147Because myself do want my servants' fortune.Because my selfe doe want my seruants fortune.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.i.58As we do in our quality much wantAs we doe in our quality much want.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.222.1Shall want till your return.Shall want till your returne.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iii.37Peril and want contending; they have skiffedPerill and want contending, they have skift
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.iv.56You want at any time, let me but know it;You want at any time, let me but know it;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.iii.52.1Get off your trinkets; you shall want naught.Get off your Trinkets, you shall want nought;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.209Which cannot want due mercy, I beg first – Which cannot want due mercie, I beg first.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.216But want the understanding where to use it.But want the vnderstanding where to use it.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.154.2There shall want no bravery.There shall want no bravery.
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.109Commonly are; the want of which vain dewCommonly are) the want of which vaine dew
The Winter's TaleWT IV.ii.13have had thee than thus to want thee. Thou, havinghaue had thee, then thus to want thee, thou hauing
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.81anything I want. Offer me no money, I pray you: thatanie thing I want: Offer me no money I pray you, that
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.591That you may know you shall not want, one word.That you may know you shall not want: one word.


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A Lover's ComplaintLC.42 Where want cries some, but where excess begs all. Where want cries some; but where excesse begs all.
The Passionate PilgrimPP.4.9 But whether unripe years did want conceit, But whether vnripe yeares did want conceit,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.20.36 No man will supply thy want. No man will supply thy want
The Rape of LucreceLuc.42 That golden hap which their superiors want. That golden hap which their superiors want.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.153 The thing we have, and all for want of wit The thing we haue, and all for want of wit,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.389 Swelling on either side to want his bliss; Swelling on either side to want his blisse.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1099 With too much labour drowns for want of skill. With too much labour drowns for want of skill.
SonnetsSonn.24.13 Yet eyes this cunning want to grace their art; Yet eyes this cunning want to grace their art
SonnetsSonn.38.1 How can my Muse want subject to invent, HOw can my Muse want subiect to inuent
SonnetsSonn.69.2 Want nothing that the thought of hearts can mend; Want nothing that the thought of hearts can mend:
SonnetsSonn.151.13 No want of conscience hold it that I call No want of conscience hold it that I call,
Venus and AdonisVen.202 What 'tis to love? how want of love tormenteth? What tis to loue, how want of loue tormenteth?


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carewant, like, wish
default[unclear meaning] absence, lack, want
occasionneed, want, requirement
usedo what you want, do your own thing
wantlack, need, be without
wantlack, shortage, dearth
wantabsence, non-appearance, non-attendance
wantneed, requirement, necessity
wantmiss, feel the loss of
wantrequire, demand, need
wantfall short [of], be deficient [in]
willdesire, wish, want


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Themes and Topics

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Sounds...nting such noises especially if they want their versions to have some immediacy of...
French... let go by my faith i would not at all want you to lower your dignity by kissing the...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... has our voices voice (n ) 2--5 (v ) want (v ) lack need be without ham i ii 15...
...bot] such a worthy leader wanting aid want (v ) 2--4 (n ) warrant (v ) assure pr...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
WANTBASICwant n, want v, wanting n
WANTMINDwant-wit adj