To have a desire or yearning; to long; to hanker.
To desire; to long for; to hanker after; to have a mind or disposition toward.
To frame or express desires concerning; to invoke in favor of, or against, any one; to attribute, or cal down, in desire; to invoke; to imprecate.
Desire; eager desire; longing.
Expression of desire; request; petition; hence, invocation or imprecation.
A thing desired; an object of desire.
a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
an expression of some desire or inclination; "I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave"; "his crying was an indirect request for attention"
(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
a desire for something the absence of which would not be experienced as painful to the person
a desire for something to whose absence the person does not have an aversion
a desire, which is not certain to be fulfilled
a desire with no plan of action attached
a desire without an attempt A wit with dunces and a dunce with wits
a desire without any attempt to attain it
a desire without anyattempt to attain its end
a desire without any attempt to attain its end
a feeble desire, and hardly a decision
a superficial expression of desire, and is only fleeting
a weak desire
Futile optimistic desire for something.
A wish is a hope or desire for something. Fictionally, wishes can be used as plot devices, and in folklore, many things are believed to be chances to "make a wish."