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wishing

 
Noun wishing has 1 sense
  1. wish, wishing, want - a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
    --1 is a kind of desire
    --1 has particulars: velleity
    Derived form: verb wish1
Verb wish has 7 senses
  1. wish - hope for; have a wish; "I wish I could go home now"
    --1 is one way to
    desire, want
    Derived forms: noun wish1, noun wish2, noun wishing1
    Sample sentence:
    They wish him to write the letter
  2. wish, care, like - prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
    --2 is one way to desire, want
    Derived form: noun wish1
    Sample sentences:
    They wish him to write the letter
    They wish to move
  3. will, wish - have in mind; "I will take the exam tomorrow"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  4. wish - make or express a wish; "I wish that Christmas were over"
    --4 is one way to
    express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
    Derived forms: noun wish1, noun wish2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  5. wish, wish well - feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
    --5 is one way to desire, want
    Antonyms: begrudge, resent
    Derived forms: noun wish1, noun wish2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
  6. wish - order politely; express a wish for
    --6 is one way to
    order
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. wish, bid - invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
    --7 is one way to greet, recognize, recognise
    Derived form: noun wish3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
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