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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wish, wishing, wantnoun

    a specific feeling of desire

    "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"

    Synonyms:
    indirect request, neediness, need, wish, deprivation, want, regard, privation, lack, deficiency, compliments

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Editors Contribution

  1. hoping

    to hope for something; clue-lessy waiting for something

    "i was wishing for a new phone..."

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wishingnoun

    Synonyms:
    longing, aspiration

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wishing":

    desiring, wanting, desirous, seeking

How to pronounce wishing?

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How to use wishing in a sentence?

  1. Birthday:

    Wishing the happiest of birthdays for the best of friends! Praying for God’s richest blessings for you over the year ahead.

  2. Matt Ryan:

    I'm excited. I'm super excited, i don't know where I'm gonna be at. Obviously, I've watched a ton of tape, 49ers, Falcons, whatever it is, football, in general. But like I said, I'm excited to find out where I'm going to be. I think I'm going to be able to learn any offense that I'm put into, any system I'm put into, and find a way to be successful. I'm just looking forward to it. Don't know where it's gonna be. I'm wishing I knew just as much as you guys if not more. But I'm looking forward to it coming up soon.

  3. Birthday:

    Congratulations on your birthday! Wishing you a truly fabulous day.

  4. Rich Bressler:

    Rush is both a colleague and a dear friend, and we know he will handle the situation with courage and grace, we know millions of people nationwide join me and all of iHeart in wishing him a full recovery.

  5. Birthday:

    I woke up today wondering why the day was so beautiful and then I suddenly remembered it’s your birthday and I understood why. Wishing my favorite twins a very happy birthday.

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