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Definition of "wish" []

  • A desire, longing, or strong inclination for a specific thing. (noun)
  • An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination; a petition. (noun)
  • Something desired or longed for. (noun)
  • To long for; want. See Synonyms at desire. (verb-transitive)
  • To entertain or express wishes for; bid: He wished her good night. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wish" in a sentence
  • "I hate endings, but endings, are just new beginnings, right? right? as you wish, my love, as you wish~ old starlight - new starbright"
  • "I really can't stand the skinny thing and I just wish wish *wish* you'd get your old look back."
  • "I will have his taste, I will have his smell, and he will have mine… while you just dream, dream, and wish, and wish…"