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  Words related to wish

Related / Similar Words: regard, compliments, indirect request, wishing, want, will, bid, wish well, care, like

 

Definition:
  • the particular preference that you have; "it was his last wish"; "they should respect the wishes of the people";
  • (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone''s welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes";
  • 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";
  • a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire";
  • have in mind; "I will take the exam tomorrow";
  • invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell";
  • order politely; express a wish for;
  • make or express a wish; "I wish that Christmas were over";
  • hope for; have a wish; "I wish I could go home now";
  • feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of;
  • prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?";

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    Hyponyms: velleity, intend, mean, think, congratulate, felicitate, hope, trust, desire, please

     

    Derivational Morphology: bid, wish well, desire, want, care, like, will, volition, regard, compliments, wishing, indirect request

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 愿望   Danish: ønske  
    Dutch: wens and wensen   Estonian: soov  
    French: souhait and souhaiter   Georgian: წადილი  
    German: wünschen and Wunsch   Greek: εύχομαι  
    Hindi: इच्छा   Hungarian: kíván  
    Icelandic: ósk and óska   Indonesian: harapan  
    Italian: desiderio   Japanese: 願い and 願う  
    Korean: 빌다 and 소원   Polish: życzenie and życzyć  
    Portuguese: desejar and desejo   Russian: желание and желать  
    Spanish: desear and deseo   Swedish: önska and önskan  
    Telugu: అభిలషించు and కోరిక   Yiddish: ווינטשן  
     
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