"wishing" in the noun sense
1. wish, wishing, want
a specific feeling of desire
"he got his wish"
"he was above all wishing and desire"
"wishing" in the verb sense
hope for have a wish
"I wish I could go home now"
2. wish, care, like
prefer or wish to do something
"Do you care to try this dish?"
"Would you like to come along to the movies?"
make or express a wish
"I wish that Christmas were over"
4. wish, wish well
feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
order politely express a wish for
6. wish, bid
"wish you a nice evening"
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