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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wish, wishing, wantnoun

    a specific feeling of desire

    "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wishing

    of Wish

  2. Wishing

    a. & n. from Wish, v. t

Editors Contribution

  1. wishingverb

    Verb form of the word wish.

    We are wishing to hug each other as soon as possible.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 2, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of wishing in a Sentence

  1. Emperor Naruhito:

    I pledge hereby that I shall act according to the Constitution and fulfill my responsibility as the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people of Japan, while always wishing for the happiness of the people and the peace of the world, turning my thoughts to the people and standing by them, i sincerely hope that our country, through our people's wisdom and unceasing efforts, achieves further development and contributes to the friendship and peace of the international community and the welfare and prosperity of humankind.

  2. Chung Eui-yong:

    President Trump remembered, and as Chung Eui-yong said well-wishing remarks about Chairman Kim Jong Un's birthday, President Trump requested that it'd be good if President Moon can deliver that message to Chairman Kim Jong Un, as far as I know, such message has been delivered to the North in an appropriate way.

  3. Todd Williamson:

    He's the new archbishop and is knocking, wishing to enter his cathedral.

  4. Matt Ryan:

    I'm excited. I'm super excited, i don't know where I'm gonna be at. Obviously, I've watched a ton of tape, 49ers, Falcons, whatever it is, football, in general. But like I said, I'm excited to find out where I'm going to be. I think I'm going to be able to learn any offense that I'm put into, any system I'm put into, and find a way to be successful. I'm just looking forward to it. Don't know where it's gonna be. I'm wishing I knew just as much as you guys if not more. But I'm looking forward to it coming up soon.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    The challenges that face our country will demand the best of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Harris -- and the best of us all, we must come together for the sake of our families and neighbors, and for our nation and its future. There is no problem that will not yield to the gathered will of a free people. Laura and I pray for our leaders and their families. We ask for God's continued blessings on our country. And we urge all Americans to join us in wishing our next President Donald Trump and Vice President well as they prepare to take up their important duties.

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