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Definition of wich

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1. wish [ v ] hope for; have a wish
Examples: "I wish I could go home now"

Used in print:

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

And one of the Milwaukee rookies sighed and remarked , `` Wish I was 40 , and a top grade big_leaguer .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

If a nation wished to get a head_start in physical fitness over all other nations , it would start its kindergarten students on a program of gymnastics the day they entered and thus eliminate a large_number of the problems that plague American schools .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

`` I'm mad '' , and only wished he had been .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

Krist , I wish they could write !

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

The men were restive , he wrote , ready to take the battle to the enemy as Jackson wished .

Synonyms wish Related Terms desire hope

2. wish [ v ] prefer or wish to do something
Examples: "Do you care to try this dish?" "Would you like to come along to the movies?"

Used in print:

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

On_the_other_hand , if he wishes to continue in his chosen profession , he must abandon his own code and sacrifice his precious individualism .

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

For the occasion on which everyone already knows everyone else and the host wishes them to meet one or a_few honored newcomers , then the `` open_house '' system is advantageous because the honored guests are fixed connective points and the drifting guests make and break connections at the door .

(Mignon G. Eberhart, The Cup, the Blade...)

So suppose somebody only wished to frighten her , so she would leave Honotassa !

He could conceivably have wished to make sure ; Rev loved Honotassa , it was like a part of his breath and body ; Rev had stressed the need for money .

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

There was a tap at the door and Oliver entered with the word that Heiser wished to see the Captain .

Synonyms like wish care Related Terms desire please

3. wish [ v ] be going to; indicates futurity

Synonyms will `ll shall wish won`t Related Terms intend will will

4. wish [ v ] have in mind
Examples: "I will take the exam tomorrow"

Used in print:

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Folklore is his hobby , and he , all_too rightly , wishes it to remain as such .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The phonograph today , for all its high_fidelity and stereophonic sound , is precisely what the early art purveyors in the movies wished to make of the camera .

(Kenneth Hoffman and Ray Kunze, Linear Al...)

We wish to show that the range of * * f is exactly the subspace * * f .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

I wish to make Jesus an authentic Jew .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

Later , we agreed to think_of how we wished to spend that night .

Synonyms wish will Related Terms intend

5. wish [ v ] make or express a wish
Examples: "I wish that Christmas were over"

Used in print:

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

I wish I did .

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

Andy told him , `` Bake , I wish you 'd talk to Skolman , see if some kind of p._a._system can be rigged_up outside .

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

They recall Byron 's classic comment : `` I wish he would explain his explanation '' .

Synonyms wish Related Terms express

6. wish [ n ] a specific feeling of desire
Examples: "he got his wish" "he was above all wishing and desire"

Used in print:

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

You may stay as long as you wish , of_course , but if arranging for the care of the girls must take time into_account , I think a day or two should be enough to finish our business in '' .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

He was in his mid_fifties at this time , long past the establishment of his name and the wish to be lionized yet once_again , and it was almost a decade since he had sworn_off lecturing .

Synonyms wish want wishing Related Terms desire velleity desire

7. wish [ v ] feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of

Used in print:

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

With the divinities present and our souls in_place , we were wished health , happiness , and power .

(Joseph Chadwick, No Land Is Free....)

She wished that she could talk to her mother about it .

Synonyms wish wish_well Related Terms begrudge desire

8. wish [ v ] invoke upon
Examples: "wish you a nice evening" "bid farewell"

Used in print:

(Amber Dean, Encounter with Evil....)

I wish you luck when you try scaring that kid '' .

(Genevieve Holden, Deadlier Than the Male....)

`` I wish you good_luck , but please do n't dig_up too tough a case for me this close_to election .

Synonyms bid wish Related Terms greet congratulate regard

9. wish [ v ] order politely; express a wish for

Used in print:

(Dog World, 46:4...)

In closing , Mr._Barcus also wished all the Juniors luck in their Class .

Synonyms wish Related Terms order

10. wish [ n ] an expression of some desire or inclination
Examples: "I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave" "his crying was an indirect request for attention"

Used in print:

(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)

If a child watched its progress he whispered , `` Hay , hay , load of hay - make a wish and turn_away '' , and then stared rigidly in the opposite direction until the sound of the horses ' feet returned no_more .

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

A man named Lars_Simon , playwright director , had expressed a wish that Anthony_Payne drop_dead .

Synonyms wish indirect_request Related Terms request

11. wish [ n ] (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
Examples: "give him my kind regards" "my best wishes"

Synonyms regard compliments wish Related Terms greeting plural

12. wish [ n ] the particular preference that you have
Examples: "it was his last wish" "they should respect the wishes of the people"

Synonyms wish Related Terms preference

Rhymes with

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