- A specific instance of feeling hopeful.
- usage: "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"
- The general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled.
- usage: "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
- Grounds for feeling hopeful about the future.
- usage: "there is little or no promise that he will recover"
- synonyms: promise
- Someone (or something) on which expectations are centered.
- usage: "he was their best hope for a victory"
- United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003.
- One of the three Christian virtues.
- Expect and wish.
- usage: "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
- Be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes.
- usage: "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"
- Intend with some possibility of fulfilment.
- usage: "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
- synonyms: go for
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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