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hope
WordNet 2.0
  • one of the three Christian virtues
  • grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
  • "there is little or no promise that he will recover"
  • a specific instance of feeling hopeful
  • "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"
  • the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
  • "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
  • someone (or something) on which expectations are centered
  • "he was their best hope for a victory"
  • United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (born in 1903)
  • intend with some possibility of fulfilment
  • "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
  • be optimistic
  • be full of hope
  • have hopes
  • "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"
  • expect and wish
  • "I trust you will behave better from now on"
  • "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
hope
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. A sloping plain between mountain ridges. [Obs.]

    2. A small bay; an inlet; a haven. [Scot.] Jamieson.

  • 1. A desire of some good, accompanied with an expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable; an expectation of something which is thought to be desirable; confidence; pleasing expectancy.

    "The hypocrite's hope shall perish." -- Job vii. 13.

    "He wished, but not with hope." -- Milton.

    "New thoughts of God, new hopes of Heaven." -- Keble.

    2. One who, or that which, gives hope, furnishes ground of expectation, or promises desired good.

    "The Lord will be the hope of his people." -- Joel iii. 16.

    "A young gentleman of great hopes, whose love of learning was highly commendable." -- Macaulay.

    3. That which is hoped for; an object of hope.

    "Lavina is thine elder brother's hope." -- Shak.

  • 1. To entertain or indulge hope; to cherish a desire of good, or of something welcome, with expectation of obtaining it or belief that it is obtainable; to expect; -- usually followed by for. "Hope for good success." Jer. Taylor.

    "But I will hope continually." -- Ps. lxxi. 14.

    2. To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation of good; -- usually followed by in. "I hope in thy word." Ps. cxix. 81.

    "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God." -- Ps. xlii. 11.

  • 1. To desire with expectation or with belief in the possibility or prospect of obtaining; to look forward to as a thing desirable, with the expectation of obtaining it; to cherish hopes of.

    "We hope no other from your majesty." -- Shak.

    "[Charity] hopeth all things." -- 1 Cor. xiii. 7.

    2. To expect; to fear. [Obs.] "I hope he will be dead." Chaucer.

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    Hope is often used colloquially regarding uncertainties, with no reference to the future. "I hope she takes me to be flesh and blood." Mrs. Centlivre.

 

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

Plato
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