Definitions of wish

  1. To have a strong desire, either for what is or is not supposed to be obtainable; to be disposed or inclined; to have a feeling that partakes of hope or fear.
  2. To desire; have a wish or longing.
  3. To have a desire or yearning; to long; to hanker.
  4. To desire; to long for; to hanker after; to have a mind or disposition toward.
  5. To frame or express desires concerning; to invoke in favor of, or against, any one; to attribute, or cal down, in desire; to invoke; to imprecate.
  6. To recommend; to seek confidence or favor in behalf of.
  7. To desire or long for; to crave; to express desire for; to desire for someone else; as, to wish one good fortune.
  8. To desire or long for: to ask: to invoke.
  9. To desire: ask.
  10. To have a strong desire: with for or an infinitive.
  11. To have a desire: to long ( so in B.): to be inclined.
  12. To have a desire; be inclined.
  13. prefer or wish to do something; " Do you care to try this dish?"; " Would you like to come along to the movies?"
  14. have in mind; " I will take the exam tomorrow"
  15. order politely; express a wish for
  16. make or express a wish; " I wish that Christmas were over"
  17. hope for; have a wish; " I wish I could go home now"
  18. feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
  19. To desire; to long for; to desire eagerly or ardently; to imprecate; to express desire.
  20. To desire; to be disposed or inclined; to long for; to call down upon.
  21. an expression of some desire or inclination; " I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave"; " his crying was an indirect request for attention"
  22. the particular preference that you have; " it was his last wish"; " they should respect the wishes of the people"
  23. Desire; eager desire; longing.
  24. Expression of desire; request; petition; hence, invocation or imprecation.
  25. A thing desired; an object of desire.
  26. Strong or eager desire; the object or thing desired; a request.
  27. WISHER.
  28. A desire; expression of desire; thing desired.
  29. A desire or longing.
  30. A request or petition.
  31. Something wished for.
  32. Eager desire; desire expressed; thing desired.
  33. Desire; eager desire; the thing desired.
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