Meaning of “wish away something” in the English Dictionary

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wish away something

phrasal verb with wish us /wɪʃ/ verb

to do nothing and hope that a problem will disappear:

Some people seem to think if they wish the disease away, then it will go away.

(Definition of “wish away something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)