Synonyms for wanted

Synonyms for (adjective) wanted

Synonyms: treasured, precious, cherished, wanted

Definition: characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

Usage: a cherished friend; children are precious; a treasured heirloom; so good to feel wanted

Similar words: loved

Definition: held dear

Usage: his loved companion of many years


Synonyms: wanted

Definition: desired or wished for or sought

Usage: couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy; a wanted criminal; a wanted poster

Similar words: desired, craved

Definition: wanted intensely

Usage: the child could no longer resist taking one of the craved cookies; it produced the desired effect


Similar words: hot

Definition: wanted by the police

Usage: a hot suspect


Similar words: longed-for, wished-for, yearned-for

Definition: greatly desired


Similar words: sought, sought-after

Definition: being searched for

Usage: the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum