HyperDic: wish

English > 10 senses of the word wish:
VERBemotionwishhope for
emotionwish, care, likeprefer or wish to do something
communicationwishmake or express a wish / wish
emotionwish, wish wellfeel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
communicationwishorder politely
communicationwish, bidinvoke upon
NOUNfeelingwish, wishing, wanta specific feeling of desire
communicationwish, indirect requestan expression of some desire or inclination
communicationwish, regard, compliments(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
cognitionwishthe particular preference that you have
wish > pronunciation
Soundswih'sh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > wish: 10 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA specific feeling of desire.
Examples
  • "he got his wish"
  • "he was above all wishing and desire"
Synonymswishing, want
NarrowervelleityA mere wish, unaccompanied by effort to obtain
BroaderdesireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
Spanishafán, deseo
Catalandesig
Verbswishmake or express a wish / wish
wishhope for
wishfeel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
wishprefer or wish to do something
English > wish: 10 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn expression of some desire or inclination.
Example"I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave"
Synonymindirect request
Broaderrequest, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Spanishdeseo, petición, ruego indirecto, voluntad
Catalandesig, petició, voluntat
Verbswishmake or express a wish / wish
wishhope for
wishfeel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
English > wish: 10 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare.
Example "my best wishes"
Synonymsregard, compliments
Broadergreeting, salutation(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishrecuerdo, recuerdos
Catalanrecord
Verbswishinvoke upon
English > wish: 10 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe particular preference that you have.
Examples
  • "it was his last wish"
  • "they should respect the wishes of the people"
Broaderpreference, druthersThe right or chance to choose
English > wish: 10 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninghope for; have a wish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey wish him to write the letter
Example"I wish I could go home now"
Narrowerhope, trust, desireExpect and wish
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishanhelar, ansiar, aspirar, desear, querer
Catalananhelar, aspirar, delejar, desitjar, esperar, sospirar per
Nounswishan expression of some desire or inclination
wish, wishinga specific feeling of desire
English > wish: 10 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningprefer or wish to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey wish him to write the letter; They wish to move
Synonymscare, like
NarrowerpleaseBe the will of or have the will (to)
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishaspirar, gustar
Catalanaspirar
Nounswisha specific feeling of desire
English > wish: 10 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningmake or express a wish / wish.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I wish that Christmas were over"
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
Similar towishOrder politely
Spanishaspirar, desear
Catalanaspirar, desitjar
Nounswishan expression of some desire or inclination
wisha specific feeling of desire
English > wish: 10 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningFeel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
Synonymwish well
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Oppositebegrudge, resentwish ill or allow unwillingly
Spanishaspirar, desear
Catalanaspirar
Nounswishan expression of some desire or inclination
wisha specific feeling of desire
English > wish: 10 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningOrder politely; express a wish / wish / wish for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderordermake a request for something
Similar towishmake or express a wish / wish
Spanishaspirar, desear
Catalanaspirar
English > wish: 10 senses > verb 6, communication
MeaningInvoke upon.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"wish you a nice evening"
Synonymbid
Narrowercongratulate, felicitateExpress congratulations
Broadergreet, recognize, recogniseExpress greetings upon meeting someone
Spanishdecir, desear
Nounswish(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare

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