Associations to the word «Wish»

Wiktionary

WISH, noun. A desire, hope, or longing for something or for something to happen
WISH, noun. An expression of such a desire etc.
WISH, noun. The process of expressing or thinking about such a desire etc. (often connected with ideas of magic and supernatural power(s)
WISH, noun. The thing desired or longed for
WISH, noun. (Sussex) a water meadow.
WISH, verb. (transitive) To desire; to want.
WISH, verb. (intransitive) (followed by for) To hope (for a particular outcome).
WISH, verb. (transitive) (with two objects) To bestow (a thought or gesture) towards (someone or something).
WISH, verb. (intransitive) (followed by to and an infinitive) To request or desire to do an activity.
WISH, verb. (transitive) To recommend; to seek confidence or favour on behalf of.
WISH FULFILMENT, noun. The imagined satisfying of a wish or desire, especially one which was unconscious or not recognised by the holder; the expression of such fulfilment in a dream, fantasy etc.
WISH FULFILMENTS, noun. Plural of wish fulfilment
WISH LIST, noun. A list of desired things.
WISH LISTS, noun. Plural of wish list
WISH SOMEONE WELL, verb. To hope for good things for someone.
WISH SOMEONE WELL, verb. To express hopes for good things for someone to that person.
WISH YOU WELL, verb. (expression) A polite form of farewell address uttered to another person.

Dictionary definition

WISH, noun. A specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire".
WISH, noun. 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".
WISH, noun. (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes".
WISH, noun. The particular preference that you have; "it was his last wish"; "they should respect the wishes of the people".
WISH, verb. Hope for; have a wish; "I wish I could go home now".
WISH, verb. Prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?".
WISH, verb. Make or express a wish; "I wish that Christmas were over".
WISH, verb. Feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of.
WISH, verb. Order politely; express a wish for.
WISH, verb. Invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle