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Synonyms for wish

Synonyms for (noun) wish

Synonyms: wish Definition: the particular preference that you have Usage: it was his last wish; they should respect the wishes of the people

Similar words: druthers, preference Definition: the right or chance to choose Usage: given my druthers, I'd eat cake

Synonyms: wish, compliments, regard Definition: (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare Usage: give him my kind regards; my best wishes

Similar words: salutation, greeting Definition: (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

Synonyms: wish, indirect request Definition: an expression of some desire or inclination Usage: I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave; his crying was an indirect request for attention

Similar words: asking, request Definition: the verbal act of requesting

Synonyms: wish, wishing, want Definition: a specific feeling of desire Usage: he got his wish; he was above all wishing and desire

Similar words: desire Definition: the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

Synonyms for (verb) wish

Synonyms: bid, wish Definition: invoke upon Usage: wish you a nice evening; bid farewell

Similar words: greet, recognise, recognize Definition: express greetings upon meeting someone

Synonyms: wish Definition: order politely; express a wish for

Similar words: order Definition: make a request for something Usage: Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage

Synonyms: wish Definition: make or express a wish Usage: I wish that Christmas were over

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

Synonyms: wish Definition: hope for; have a wish Usage: I wish I could go home now

Similar words: desire, want Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room

Synonyms: wish, wish well Definition: feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of

Similar words: desire, want Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room

Synonyms: wish, like, care Definition: prefer or wish to do something Usage: Do you care to try this dish?; Would you like to come along to the movies?

Similar words: desire, want Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room