What is the
difference between Want and Wont?
What is the difference between Want and Wont? :
Want : (verb)
( 1 ) Wish for
Have a desire for something
She wants me to go with her.
I do not want you arriving late.
They want you as their leader.
( 2 ) Require or need something
We shall want more staff for the new office.
Let me know how many copies you want.
The plant wants to be watered daily.
( 3 ) Should or ought to do something
You want to be more careful.
( 4 ) Lack
Not having enough of something
He wants the courage to speak the truth.
( 5 ) Need
Require someone to be present
You are wanted by the police.
He is wanted immediately in the director’s office.
( 6 ) Fall short by something
It still wanted half an hour till midnight.
Want : (noun)
( 1 ) Requirement
Desire for something
I am a man of few wants.
This book meets a long-felt wants.
( 2 ) Thing desired
All their wants were provided by their host.
( 3 ) Lack or insufficiency of something
The refugees are suffering for want of food and medical supplies.
The plants died from want of water.
She decided to accept the offer for want of any thing better.
( 4 ) State of being poor or in need
He lived in want for many a year.
Their health had suffered from years of want.
This is a policy aimed at fighting want and deprivation.
IN WANT OF :
( 1 ) Needing something
His house is in want of repair.
Wont : (noun)
( 1 ) Custom
She went for a walk after breakfast as was her wont.
WONT : (adjective)
( 1 ) In the habit of doing something
Accustomed to doing something
He was wont to give length speeches.
What is the difference between Want and Wont? To HOME PAGE