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