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Noun
A desire or hope for something to happen
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“The pageant contestant was met with a standing ovation when she expressed her wish for world peace.”
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An expression of a desire, typically in the form of a request or instruction
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“It was his wish that we destroy the evidence.”
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The quality of being eager or enthusiastic
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A fanciful mental image, typically based on one's conscious or unconscious wishes
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Something asked or asked for
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A particular opinion or attitude expressed
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The power to act without the constraint of necessity or fate
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A request made in an earnest manner
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A action or task to be performed
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To feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that is not currently in existence
“Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son, should you so wish it.”
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To want, choose to do, have something
“You can do as you wish with the funds you receive.”
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To bestow (a thought or gesture) towards (someone or something)
“Ladies, I wish you a very good day.”
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To request or provide direction to
“The book brings together years of psychological research on how to persuade others to do as you wish.”
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To offer (something inferior, useless, or fake) as valuable, genuine, or valuable
“The job was wished on me. Goodness knows I didn't actually want it.”
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To have a strong want or desire
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To expectantly want something to happen
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To have an intention to do something
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To have a preference or liking for
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To have a need for
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To politely or formally ask for
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To choose to do
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