Definition of WISH

noun : WISH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the particular preference that you have; "it was his last wish"; "they should respect the wishes of the people" ;

verb : WISH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) hope for; have a wish; "I wish I could go home now" ;

  • 2. (

    ) prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make or express a wish; "I wish that Christmas were over" ;

  • 4. (

    ) feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of ;

  • 5. (

    ) order politely; express a wish for ;

  • 6. (

    ) invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell" ;


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