Crave vs Whish - What's the difference?

crave | whish |


In lang=en terms the difference between crave and whish

is that crave is to ask for earnestly while whish is to make such a sound.

As verbs the difference between crave and whish

is that crave is to desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for while whish is to make such a sound.

As an interjection whish is

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As a noun whish is

a sibilant sound, especially that of rapid movement through the air.

crave

English

Verb

(crav)
  • To desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for.
  • I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one.
  • * Edmund Gurney
  • His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.
  • To ask for earnestly.
  • I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I crave your honour's pardon.
  • * Bible, Mark xv. 43
  • Joseph went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

    Derived terms

    * craving

    Anagrams

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    whish

    English

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Noun

    (es)
  • A sibilant sound, especially that of rapid movement through the air.
  • Verb

  • To make such a sound.