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1. wish

verb. ['ˈwɪʃ'] hope for; have a wish.

Synonyms

  • hope
  • want
  • desire

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wish

  • mcnish
  • mclish
  • mcclish
  • ladish
  • demisch
  • commish
  • trish
  • krisch
  • klish
  • frisch
  • blish
  • wisz
  • wisch
  • tish
  • tisch
  • rish
  • risch
  • mish
  • misch
  • lish
  • kish
  • kisch
  • gish
  • fish
  • fisch
  • dish
  • disch
  • bish
  • bisch
  • isch

How do you pronounce wish?

Pronounce wish as wɪʃ.

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Sentences with wish


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Use the spatula to spread the wax in a strip on the body part you wish to wax.

2. Verb, base form
For a preliminary model, you may wish to work in a smaller scale.

Quotes about wish


1. Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

3. Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. wish

verb. ['ˈwɪʃ'] prefer or wish to do something.

Synonyms

  • like
  • want
  • desire
  • care

Antonyms

  • active trust
  • passive trust
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wish

verb. ['ˈwɪʃ'] make or express a wish.

Synonyms

  • verbalize
  • express
  • verbalise
  • give tongue to

Antonyms

  • have
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wish

noun. ['ˈwɪʃ'] a specific feeling of desire.

Synonyms

  • want
  • desire
  • velleity

Antonyms

  • displease
  • disapprove
  • different
  • unlike

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wish

verb. ['ˈwɪʃ'] feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of.

Synonyms

  • desire
  • want

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • implicit
  • local

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wish

noun. ['ˈwɪʃ'] an expression of some desire or inclination.

Synonyms

  • indirect request
  • asking

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • dissatisfy
  • disenchant

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wish

verb. ['ˈwɪʃ'] invoke upon.

Synonyms

  • felicitate
  • recognize
  • recognise
  • congratulate
  • greet

Antonyms

  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness
  • unequal
  • despair

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wish

verb. ['ˈwɪʃ'] order politely; express a wish for.

Antonyms

  • wealth

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wish

noun. ['ˈwɪʃ'] (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare.

Synonyms

  • greeting
  • salutation
  • regard

Antonyms

  • forget
  • dishonor
  • ignore
  • decertify

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wish

noun. ['ˈwɪʃ'] the particular preference that you have.

Synonyms

  • preference

Antonyms

  • outbid
  • say farewell

Etymology

  • wyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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