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English - Etymology

From Middle English _wisshen_, from Old English _wȳscan_, ultimately from Proto-Germanic _*wunskijaną_, from Proto-Indo-European _*wun-_, _*wenh₁-_ (“to wish, love”). Compare West Frisian _winskje_, Dutch _wensen_, German _wünschen_, Danish _ønske_.

From Middle English wisshen, from Old English wȳscan, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenh₁- (to wish, love). Compare West Frisian winskje, Dutch wensen, German wünschen, Danish ønske.

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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: wĭsh, IPA(key): /wɪʃ/ Rhymes: -ɪʃ * Homophone: whish (_in accents with the wine-whine merger_)

  • enPR: wĭsh, IPA(key): /wɪʃ/

Rhymes: -ɪʃ

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English - Noun

WISH (_plural_ WISHES) * a desire, hope, or longing for something or for something to happen * an expression of such a desire etc. * the process of expressing or thinking about such a desire etc. (often connected with ideas of magic and supernatural power(s) * the thing desired or longed for _Your dearest WISH will come true._ * 1901, W. W. Jacobs, The Monkey's Paw "I suppose all old soldiers are the same," said Mrs White. "The idea of our listening to such nonsense! How could WISHES be granted in these days? And if they could, how could two hundred pounds hurt you, father?" / "Might drop on his head from the sky," said the frivolous Herbert. * (Sussex) a water meadow. USAGE NOTES * Collocates with make for the common expression _make a wish_. See Appendix:Collocations of do, have, make, and take DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * precatory * velleity

wish (plural wishes)

  1. a desire, hope, or longing for something or for something to happen
  2. an expression of such a desire etc.
  3. the process of expressing or thinking about such a desire etc. (often connected with ideas of magic and supernatural power(s)
  4. the thing desired or longed for
    Your dearest wish will come true.
  5. (Sussex) a water meadow.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

WISH (_third-person singular simple present_ WISHES, _present participle_ WISHING, _simple past and past participle_ WISHED) * (transitive) To desire; to want. _I'll come tomorrow, if you WISH it._ * William Shakespeare I would not WISH / Any companion in the world but you. * (intransitive, followed by _for_) To hope (for a particular outcome). * John Arbuthnot (1667-1735) This is as good an argument as an antiquary could WISH for. * 1901, W. W. Jacobs, The Monkey's Paw Mr. White took the paw from his pocket and eyed it dubiously. "I don't know what to WISH for, and that's a fact," he said slowly. "It seems to me I've got all I want." * (transitive, with two objects) To bestow (a thought or gesture) towards (someone or something). _We WISH you a Merry Christmas._ * William Shakespeare I would not WISH them to a fairer death. * Bible, Psalms xl. 14 Let them be driven backward, and put to shame, that WISH me evil. * (followed by _to_ and an infinitive) To request or desire to do an activity. * (transitive) To recommend; to seek confidence or favour on behalf of. * Ben Jonson I was WISHED to your worship by a gentleman. USAGE NOTES * In sense 4, this is a catenative verb that takes the _to infinitive_. See Appendix:English catenative verbs DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

wish (third-person singular simple present wishes, present participle wishing, simple past and past participle wished)

  1. (transitive) To desire; to want.
    I'll come tomorrow, if you wish it.
  2. (intransitive, followed by for) To hope (for a particular outcome).
  3. (transitive, with two objects) To bestow (a thought or gesture) towards (someone or something).
    We wish you a Merry Christmas.
  4. (followed by to and an infinitive) To request or desire to do an activity.
  5. (transitive) To recommend; to seek confidence or favour on behalf of.

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