Definitions for hope

Definitions for (noun) hope

Main entry: hope

Definition: one of the three Christian virtues

Main entry: promise, hope

Definition: grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

Usage: there is little or no promise that he will recover

Main entry: hope

Definition: a specific instance of feeling hopeful

Usage: it revived their hope of winning the pennant

Main entry: hope

Definition: the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled

Usage: in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

Main entry: hope

Definition: someone (or something) on which expectations are centered

Usage: he was their best hope for a victory

Main entry: Hope, Bob Hope, Leslie Townes Hope

Definition: United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

Definitions for (verb) hope

Main entry: hope, go for

Definition: intend with some possibility of fulfilment

Usage: I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening

Main entry: hope

Definition: be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes

Usage: I am still hoping that all will turn out well

Main entry: hope, trust, desire

Definition: expect and wish

Usage: I trust you will behave better from now on; I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise

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