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    wish

    wish - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wish

    Definition
    (noun) a specific feeling of desire
    Synonyms : want , wishing
    Example Sentence
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
    Definition
    (noun) an expression of some desire or inclination
    Synonyms : indirect request
    Example Sentence
    • I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
    • his crying was an indirect request for attention
    Definition
    (noun) (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
    Synonyms : compliments , regard
    Example Sentence
    • give him my kind regards
    • my best wishes
    Definition
    (noun) the particular preference that you have
    Example Sentence
    • it was his last wish
    • they should respect the wishes of the people
    Definition
    (verb) hope for; have a wish
    Example Sentence
    • I wish I could go home now
    Definition
    (verb) prefer or wish to do something
    Synonyms : care , like
    Example Sentence
    • Do you care to try this dish?
    • Would you like to come along to the movies?
    Definition
    (verb) make or express a wish
    Example Sentence
    • I wish that Christmas were over
    Definition
    (verb) feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
    Synonyms : wish well
    Definition
    (verb) order politely; express a wish for Definition
    (verb) invoke upon
    Synonyms : bid
    Example Sentence
    • wish you a nice evening
    • bid farewell
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