English definition of “wish”
wish (that) › to want a situation that is different from the one that exists: I wish that I didn't have to go to work. I wish he would leave. I wish I had been there.
wish to do sth formal › to want to do something: I wish to speak to the manager.
wish sb luck/success, etc › to say that you hope someone will be lucky/successful, etc: I wished him luck for his test.
I/you wish! informal › used to say that you would like something to be true although you know it is not true: "Have your exams finished yet?" "I wish!"