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He'd expressed a wish to go there.
I have to respect the wishes of my client.
She married him against her parents' wishes.
He was buried, according to his wishes, in a private ceremony.
Our one wish is to complete this job thoroughly.
Since you have been so good, you will get your wish to have ice cream for dessert.
His last wish was to see his grandson once more.
So far we have been unable to grant her wish.
This is the American English definition of wish. View British English definition of wish.