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wish

  • n  a specific feeling of desire
    he got his wish
    he was above all wishing and desire
  • n  an expression of some desire or inclination
    I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
  • n  (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
    my best wishes
  • n  the particular preference that you have
    it was his last wish
    they should respect the wishes of the people
  • v  hope for; have a wish
    I wish I could go home now
  • v  prefer or wish to do something
  • v  make or express a wish
    I wish that Christmas were over
  • v  feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
  • v  order politely; express a wish for
  • v  invoke upon
    wish you a nice evening

  • My biggest wish is not that this disposable's price comes down.
  • The Raelian marriage celebrates partnerships of people who wish to live together, with a benevolent look to future separations.
  • But I wish I could say it had never happened.
News & Articles

  • Make A Wish
    The Make-A-Wish Foundation is in the business of making children's dreams come true.That's exactly what it did for a young girl in a small community outside of Dallas. 
    June 23, 2013 - KIII Corpus Christi
  • How can you help? Wish list from nonprofit organizations, June 23
    Following is a wish list of items and volunteer opportunities from nonprofit organizations in Racine County. They were provided by local nonprofit organizations.
    June 23, 2013 - The Journal Times
  • ‘Wish You Were Here’: a frustrating vacation puzzle
    A movie review of “Wish You Were Here,” an Australian mystery-thriller dominated by Joel Edgerton’s fearless performance as a compromised married man.
    June 20, 2013 - Seattle Times
Quotes

  • Mark McGwire in CNN
    Now that I have become the hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals,McGwire said, "I have the chance to do something that I wish I was able to do five years ago."
  • Tiger Wood in The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
    I miss his guidance,Woods said. "I wish I could have guidance through all this -- to have him help straighten me up. I know he would have done it."
  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    Every nation and every group must know, whether you wish America good or ill, that the end of the war in Iraq will enable a new era of American leadership and engagement in the Middle East,Mr. Obama said. "And that era has just begun."

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