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  1. wishesnoun

    Plural form of wish.

Wikipedia

  1. wishes

    A wish is a hope or desire for something. In fiction, wishes can be used as plot devices. In folklore, opportunities for "making a wish" or for wishes to "come true" or "be granted" are themes that are sometimes used.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. wishes

    [from the British usk, water]. Low lands liable to be overflowed.

Editors Contribution

  1. wishesverb

    Verb form of the word wish.

    The wishes of love and peace are so beautiful to see.


    Submitted by MaryC on June 2, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wishes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4796

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wishes in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wishes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of wishes in a Sentence

  1. Addison:

    An indiscreet man is more hurtful than an ill-natured one; for as the latter will only attack his enemies, and those he wishes ill to, the other injures indifferently both his friends and foes.

  2. Thomas Gray:

    Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.

  3. Jim Edmonds:

    I appreciate everyone who has sent well wishes and wished me the best, i did test positive for pneumonia and I did get a test back positive for the virus. I am completely symptom-free now and doing really well, so I must have had it for a while before I got tested.

  4. Mark Esper:

    The more dependent a country becomes on Chinese investment and trade, the more susceptible they are to coercion and retribution when they act outside of Beijings wishes.

  5. Darlene Cooley:

    His mother's wishes were that if he was ever to be found that he would be buried in Dunkirk.

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