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Synonyms of wish in English:


  • 1 I have never wished for power
    aspire to, set one's heart on, have as one's goal/aim, seek, be bent on
    informal fancy, hanker after, have a yen for, itch for
    archaic be desirous of
    rare desiderate
  • 2 if you wish to leave a message, please speak after the tone they can do as they wish
    want, desire, have an inclination, feel/be inclined, feel like, care;
  • 3 I wish you to send them a message
    want, desire, require
  • 4 I wished him farewell
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  • 1 he had never expressed a wish to own a Mercedes
  • 2 she was unwilling to go against her parents' wishes
    want, desire;
    literary behest
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    precatorial relating to a wish
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