Border Patrol agents say that best way to watch the line is by air, but even that asset is wanting here.
His plan quickly evolved from wanting to “attack and kill a high-ranking government official” into something larger.
Now, Robespierre and the other radicals were criticized by Burke for wanting to turn France into a republic.
c.1300, "deficiency, shortage," from Old Norse vant, neuter of vanr "wanting, deficient;" related to Old English wanian "to diminish" (see wane). Phrase for want of is recorded from c.1400. Meaning "state of destitution" is recorded from mid-14c. Newspaper want ad is recorded from 1897. Middle English had wantsum (c.1200) "in want, deprived of," literally "want-some."