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  Definition of wish
  1. the particular preference that you have; "it was his last wish"; "they should respect the wishes of the people"
  2. (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone''s welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
  3. 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"
  4. a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
  5. have in mind; "I will take the exam tomorrow"
  6. invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
  7. order politely; express a wish for
  8. make or express a wish; "I wish that Christmas were over"
  9. hope for; have a wish; "I wish I could go home now"
  10. feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
  11. prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
Similar Words: regard, compliments, indirect request, wishing, want, will, bid, wish well, care, like

 

Hyponyms: velleity, intend, mean, think, congratulate, felicitate, hope, trust, desire, please

 

Derivational Morphology: bid, wish well, desire, want, care, like, will, volition, regard, compliments, wishing, indirect request

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 愿望   Danish: ønske  
Dutch: wens and wensen   Estonian: soov  
French: souhait and souhaiter   Georgian: წადილი  
German: wünschen and Wunsch   Greek: εύχομαι  
Hindi: इच्छा   Hungarian: kíván  
Icelandic: ósk and óska   Indonesian: harapan  
Italian: desiderio   Japanese: 願い and 願う  
Korean: 빌다 and 소원   Polish: życzenie and życzyć  
Portuguese: desejar and desejo   Russian: желание and желать  
Spanish: desear and deseo   Swedish: önska and önskan  
Telugu: అభిలషించు and కోరిక   Yiddish: ווינטשן  
 
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