Wish definitions

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To order, entreat, or request.

I wish you to go. I wish it to be known that I disagree.

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Wish is defined as to desire something.

An example of wish is to really want to win the lottery.

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The definition of a wish is a desire for something.

An example of wish is the want to travel across the world.

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A feeling that one would like to have or do something or to see something happen; a desire, longing, or strong inclination for a specific thing.
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Something desired or longed for.

Finally got his wish to see the ocean.

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An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination.

Carried out the wishes included in the will.

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An expression of desire for the happiness or success of another.

Sent me his best wishes.

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To long for; want.
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To feel or express a desire for.

I wish them good luck. He wished her good night.

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To desire (something bad) to happen to someone.

I would not wish such an illness on anyone.

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To have or feel a desire.

Wish for a successful outcome.

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To express a wish.
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To have a longing for; want; desire; crave.
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To have or express a desire concerning.

To wish the day were over.

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To have or express a desire concerning the fortune, circumstances, etc. of.

To wish someone good luck.

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To give a (specified) greeting to; bid.

To wish a person good morning.

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To request or order.

To wish a person to come.

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To impose (something burdensome or unpleasant) on someone.
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To have a desire; long; yearn.
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To make a wish.
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The act of wishing; felt or expressed desire for something.
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Something wished for.

To get one's wish.

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A polite request with some of the force of an order.
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Expressed desire for a person's well-being, good fortune, etc.

To offer one's best wishes.

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Slang for "WSH." See Windows Script Host.
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A desire, hope, or longing for something or for something to happen.
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An expression of such a desire etc.
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The process of expressing or thinking about such a desire etc. (often connected with ideas of magic and supernatural power(s)
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The thing desired or longed for.

Your dearest wish will come true.

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(Sussex) A water meadow.
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To desire; to want.

I'll come tomorrow, if you wish it.

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(intransitive, followed by for) To hope (for a particular outcome).
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(with two objects) To bestow (a thought or gesture) towards (someone or something).

We wish you a Merry Christmas.

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(followed by to and an infinitive) To request or desire to do an activity.
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To recommend; to seek confidence or favour on behalf of.
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Origin of wish

Middle English wissh from wisshen to wish from Old English wȳscan wen-1 in Indo-European roots