go against someone's wishes

Definition of go against someone's wishes

  1. :  to do something even though someone does not want one to do it They went against their parents' wishes and got married.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

againstplay
  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

wishplay wishes
  1. :  to have a desire for (as something unattainable)

    :  to give expression to as a wish :  bid

    :  to give form to (a wish)

  1. :  an act or instance of wishing or desire :  want

    :  an object of desire :  goal

    :  an expressed will or desire :  mandate


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