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Definitions of hope:
  • noun:   one of the three Christian virtues
  • noun:   a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    Example: "It revived their hope of winning the pennant"
  • noun:   the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    Example: "In spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
  • noun:   someone (or something) on which expectations are centered
    Example: "He was their best hope for a victory"
  • noun:   United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)
  • noun:   grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
  • verb:   intend with some possibility of fulfilment
    Example: "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
  • verb:   be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes
  • verb:   expect and wish
    Example: "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
  • name:  A female given name (common: 1 in 2941 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #427)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1800)

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See hope used in context: 36 poetry verses, 1 Shakespeare work, 1 Bible passage

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