wanted
1. [ adjective ] desired or wished for or sought
Examples:

"couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy" "a wanted criminal" "a wanted poster"

Related terms: unwanted craved hot longed-for sought sought desirable welcome loved
2. [ adjective ] freely permitted or invited
Synonyms: invited
Examples:

"invited guests"

Related terms: welcome
3. [ adjective ] characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
Synonyms: precious cherished treasured
Examples:

"a cherished friend" "children are precious" "a treasured heirloom" "so good to feel wanted"

Related terms: loved
Similar spelling:   want_ad
  wonted