Definition of Wish. Meaning of Wish. Synonyms of Wish

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Definition of Wish

Wish
Wish Wish, v. t. 1. To desire; to long for; to hanker after; to have a mind or disposition toward. I would not wish Any companion in the world but you. --Shak. I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper. --3. John 2. 2. To frame or express desires concerning; to invoke in favor of, or against, any one; to attribute, or cal down, in desire; to invoke; to imprecate. I would not wish them to a fairer death. --Shak. I wish it may not prove some ominous foretoken of misfortune to have met with such a miser as I am. --Sir P. Sidney. Let them be driven backward, and put to shame, that wish me evil. --Ps. xl. 14. 3. To recommend; to seek confidence or favor in behalf of. [Obs.] --Shak. I would be glad to thrive, sir, And I was wished to your worship by a gentleman. --B. Jonson. Syn: See Desire.
Wish
Wish Wish, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wished; p. pr. & vb. n. Wishing.] [OE. wischen, weschen, wuschen, AS. w?scan; akin to D. wenschen, G. w["u]nschen, Icel. [ae]eskja, Dan. ["o]nske, Sw. ["o]nska; from AS. w?sc a wish; akin to OD. & G. wunsch, OHG. wunsc, Icel. ?sk, Skr. v[=a]?ch[=a] a wish, v[=a]?ch to wish; also to Skr. van to like, to wish. ?. See Winsome, Win, v. t., and cf. Wistful.] 1. To have a desire or yearning; to long; to hanker. They cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day. --Acts xxvii. 29. This is as good an argument as an antiquary could wish for. --Arbuthnot.
Wish
Wish Wish, n. 1. Desire; eager desire; longing. Behold, I am according to thy wish in God a stead. --Job xxxiii. 6. 2. Expression of desire; request; petition; hence, invocation or imprecation. Blistered be thy tongue for such a wish. --Shak. 3. A thing desired; an object of desire. Will he, wise, let loose at once his ire . . . To give his enemies their wish! --Milton.

Meaning of Wish from wikipedia

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