Definitions of wish:
  • noun:   the particular preference that you have
    Example: "It was his last wish"
  • noun:   an expression of some desire or inclination
    Example: "I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave"
  • noun:   a specific feeling of desire
    Example: "He got his wish"
  • noun:   (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
    Example: "My best wishes"
  • verb:   invoke upon
    Example: "Wish you a nice evening"
  • verb:   order politely; express a wish for
  • verb:   make or express a wish
    Example: "I wish that Christmas were over"
  • verb:   hope for; have a wish
    Example: "I wish I could go home now"
  • verb:   feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
  • verb:   prefer or wish to do something
  • verb:   have in mind
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #53365)

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