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hope

hope as in expect and wish
  • "I trust you will behave better from now on"
  • "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"

Synonyms

  • trustsomething (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary); certainty based on past experience; the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others; a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service; complete confidence in a person or plan etc; a trustful relationship; have confidence or faith in; allow without fear ; be confident about something; expect and wish; confer a trust upon; (chiefly archaic) extend credit to
  • desirethe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state ; an inclination to want things; something that is desired ; feel or have a desire for; expect and wish; express a desire for
hope as in be optimistic
  • "be full of hope"
  • "have hopes"
  • "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"
hope as in intend with some possibility of fulfilment
  • "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"

Synonyms

  • go forbe pertinent or relevant or applicable; give an affirmative reply to; intend with some possibility of fulfilment; have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; make an attempt at achieving something
hope as in a specific instance of feeling hopeful
  • "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"
hope as in the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
  • "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
hope as in grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
  • "there is little or no promise that he will recover"

Synonyms

  • promisea verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future ; grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; make a promise or commitment ; promise to undertake or give; make a prediction about; give grounds for expectations
hope as in someone (or something) on which expectations are centered
  • "he was their best hope for a victory"
hope as in United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

    Synonyms

    • Hopeexpect and wish; be optimistic; intend with some possibility of fulfilment; a specific instance of feeling hopeful; the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; someone (or something) on which expectations are centered; United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003) ; one of the three Christian virtues
    • Bob HopeUnited States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)
    • Leslie Townes HopeUnited States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)
    hope as in one of the three Christian virtues