wish somebody/something well

wish (one) well

To wish success or good fortune on someone. The breakup was hard, but there was no animosity on either side; I genuinely wish him well. On behalf of everyone here, let me say that we wish you well in your adventure to Japan.
See also: well, wish

wish somebody/something ˈwell


wish somebody/something ˈill

(formal) hope that somebody/something succeeds or has good luck; hope that somebody/something fails or has bad luck: I wish you well in your new job.She said she wished nobody ill.