Synonyms of wish in English:

wish


See definition of wish

verb

1‘I have never wished for power’

SYNONYMS
desire, want, hope for, long for, yearn for, crave, hunger for, thirst for, lust after, covet, sigh for, pine for, dream of
aspire to, set one's heart on, have as one's aim, have as one's goal, seek, be bent on
informal fancy, hanker after, have a yen for, itch for
archaic be desirous of
rare desiderate

2‘if you wish to leave a message, please speak after the tone’

SYNONYMS
want, desire, have an inclination, be inclined, feel inclined, feel like, care
choose, please, think fit

3‘I wish you to send them a message’

SYNONYMS
want, desire, require

4‘I wished him farewell’

SYNONYMS
bid

noun

1‘he had never expressed a wish to own a Mercedes’

SYNONYMS
desire, longing, hope, yearning, inclination, urge, whim, craving, hunger, thirst, lust
aspiration, aim, ambition, dream
informal fancy, hankering, yen, itch

2‘she was unwilling to go against her parents' wishes’

SYNONYMS
request, requirement, bidding, instruction, direction, demand, order, command
want, desire
will
literary behest