wish

 
 (wishes plural & third person present) (wishing present participle) (wished past tense & previous participle )


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1  n-count A wish is a desire or strong feeling that you desire to have actually something or perform something. oft v poss Clearly she had no wish for conversation..., She want to go almost everywhere in the world. She soon got her wish..., The decision to be made against the desire of the party leader.   → death wish 
2  verb If girlfriend wishto execute something or to have it done because that you, you desire to carry out it or have actually it done. FORMAL If you great to walk away because that the weekend, our office will certainly be happy to make hotel reservations...  V to-inf We deserve to dress together we wish now...  V There were the collaborators, that wished for a German victory.  V for n 
3  verb 
If you great something to be true, you would choose it to it is in true, also though you understand that that is impossible or unlikely. no cont I great I can do that...  V that The people is not constantly what we wish it come be.  V n to-inf 
4  verb 
If you wish because that something, you express the desire for that thing silently to yourself. In fairy stories, once a human wishes for something, the point they great for regularly happens by magic. We have all wished for males who are more considerate...  V for n   Wish is also a noun., n-count Blow the end the candles and also make a wish.  
5  verb 
If friend say the you would certainly not great a particular thing ~ above someone, you median that the point is so unpleasant that you would not desire them to be required to endure it. no cont, with brd-neg It"s a horrid experience and also I wouldn"t wish it on my worst enemy.  V n ~ above n 
6  verb 
If you wish someone something such together luck or happiness, friend express the hope the they will be lucky or happy. I great you both a very good journey...  V n n Goodbye, Hanu. I wish friend well.  V n adv 
7  n-plural 
If you express your great wishes in the direction of someone, you room politely expressing your friendly feelings in the direction of them and your hope the they will be successful or happy. adj N  (politeness) I found George"s story really sad. Please give him my best wishes...  
death wish 
 , death-wish A fatality wish is a aware or unconscious desire to die or be killed.  n-sing 
wish list   (wish lists plural )If you refer to someone"s wish list, you mean all the points which castle would like to take place or it is in given, although this things may be unlikely. INFORMAL  n-count oft v poss ...one special toy that tops the wish perform of every child...  


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