wish, wishing, want(noun)
a specific feeling of desire
"he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
wish, indirect request(noun)
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"
regard, wish, compliments(noun)
(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
"give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
the particular preference that you have
"it was his last wish"; "they should respect the wishes of the people"
hope for; have a wish
"I wish I could go home now"
wish, care, like(verb)
prefer or wish to do something
"Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
make or express a wish
"I wish that Christmas were over"
wish, wish well(verb)
feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
order politely; express a wish for
"wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Inclination is the mildest of these terms; it is a quiet, or even a vague or unconscious, tendency. Even when we speak of a strong or decided inclination we do not express the intensity of desire. Desire has a wide range, from the highest objects to the lowest; desire is for an object near at hand, or near in thought, and viewed as attainable; a wish may be for what is remote or uncertain, or even for what is recognized as impossible. Craving is stronger than hankering; hankering may be the result of a fitful and capricious appetite; craving may be the imperious and reasonable demand of the whole nature. Longing is a reaching out with deep and persistent demand for that which is viewed as now distant but at some time attainable; as, the captive's longing for release. Coveting ordinarily denotes wrong desire for that which is another's. Compare APPETITE.
See synonyms for ANTIPATHY.
The desire of fame; a desire for excellence.
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How to use wish in a sentence?
They can go into the barn if they wish, they're snuggled in, warm and toasty.
Note: Any vision or aspiration without a plan or an action to actualize it is nothing else but a mere wish. And mind you, if wishes were horses, beggars would ride ~Emeasoba George
I can mostly afford to live, so that's nice, it been a ridiculous and frustrating experience. I don't wish this on other people.
I can confirm the next CEO has not yet been chosen. The only indication I can give you is that I wish it is a professional of the car industry because amid the radical transformation of the sector, one needs professionals.
It is Australia's position that should the United Nations Security Council wish to investigate this matter, then that would be the proper legal process for it to do so.
Translations for wish
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- يتمى, منية, تمنى, أمنية, يرجو, رغبة, يأمل, رجا, أملArabic
- желая, желаниеBulgarian
- desitjar, desigCatalan, Valencian
- přát, přáníCzech
- Wunsch, wünschenGerman
- εύχομαι, επιθυμία, ευχήGreek
- deseo, desearSpanish
- soov, soovimaEstonian
- آرزو, آرزو داشتن, آرزو كردن, خواستنPersian
- toivoa, toiveFinnish
- espérer, souhait, souhaiterFrench
- इच्छा, चाहनाHindi
- kíván, kívánságHungarian
- ցանկանալ, իղձ, ցանկությունArmenian
- harapan, keinginanIndonesian
- óska, óskIcelandic
- desiderare, augurare, volere, desiderioItalian
- 祈る, 願望, 希望, 願い, 欲する, 願うJapanese
- ნატვრა, სურვილი, წადილი, ნდომაGeorgian
- 원하다, 바라다, 소원, 빌다Korean
- هیوا, خوازKurdish
- desidero, desiderio, studium, desiderium, cupio, volō, cupiditasLatin
- посакува, желба, посакаMacedonian
- वासना, इच्छाMarathi
- wens, willen, wensenDutch
- skulle ønskeNorwegian
- życzenie, życzyćPolish
- pedido, [[desejar]] [[a]], desejo, desejarPortuguese
- dori, uraRomanian
- пожелать, желание, желатьRussian
- жѐлети, žèleti, žèljeti, жѐљетиSerbo-Croatian
- tillönska, önskan, önskaSwedish
- అభిలషించు, అభిలాష, కోరిక, కోరుTelugu
- dilek, dilemek, istemek, istekTurkish
- побажати, бажатиUkrainian
- mong, cầu mong, hy vọng, muốnVietnamese
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