wish (one) well

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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.
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wish somebody/something ˈwell

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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.
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Wells felicitated Miftah Ismail on assuming his new responsibilities and wished him well in his tenure.
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He was determined to get at it, so I wished him well from Huronia.