Translation of desear in English:

desear

to wish, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (suerte/éxito/felicidad) to wish
    llamó para desearme suerte he called to wish me good luck
    • te deseo un feliz viaje I hope you have a good trip
    • te deseamos mucha felicidad we wish you every happiness
  • 2

    (querer)
    desear + inf
    desear que + subj
    no se puede desear un novio mejor you couldn't wish for a better boyfriend
    • un embarazo no deseado an unwanted pregnancy
    • por fin podrá disfrutar de esas tan deseadas vacaciones at last you can really enjoy those long-awaited holidays
    • lo que más deseo es volver a ver a mi hijo my greatest wish is to see my son again
    • esa moto que tanto había deseado that motorcycle he had wanted so much / he had so longed for
    • ?qué desea? can I help you?
    • ?desea el se?or algo más? would you like anything else, sir?
    • se lo podemos enviar si así lo desea we can send it to you if you (so) wish
    • desearía una contestación antes del lunes I would like a reply before Monday
  • 3

    (persona) to desire
    (persona) to want
    no desearás a la mujer del prójimo thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife