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wish

wish

 
 
pronunciation:
wIsh
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: wished, wishes, wishing
definition 1: to long for; desire; want.
I wish that he would come home soon.
synonyms:
desire, long for, want
similar words:
covet, crave, will
definition 2: to express wishes to or for.
I wish you good luck.
similar words:
bid
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a desire or hope for something.
My wish is that you will visit me soon.
synonyms:
desire, hope, longing
similar words:
ambition, appetite, aspiration, fancy, hunger, inclination, itch, mind, passion, thirst, whim, will, yen
definition 2: a thing wished for or desired.
He got his wish.
synonyms:
desire, want
similar words:
ambition, demand, expectation, fancy, hope, inclination, passion, preference, request, requirement