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  Definition of hope
  1. one of the three Christian virtues
  2. grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; "there is little or no promise that he will recover"
  3. a specific instance of feeling hopeful; "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"
  4. the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
  5. someone (or something) on which expectations are centered; "he was their best hope for a victory"
  6. United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (born in 1903)
  7. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
  8. be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes; "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"
  9. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
Similar Words: promise, Hope, Bob Hope, Leslie Townes Hope, go for, trust, desire

 

Hyponyms: rainbow, hopefulness, encouragement, optimism, white hope, great white hope

 

Derivational Morphology: trust, desire, promise, hoper

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: hoop   Albanian: shpresë and shpreson  
Armenian: հույս and հուսալ   Bosnian: nada and nadati  
Catalan: esperança and esperar   Chinese: 希望 and 愿望  
Croatian: nada and nadati   Danish: håb and håbe  
Dutch: hoop and hopen   Esperanto: esperi  
Estonian: lootma   Finnish: toivo and toivoa  
French: espérer and espoir   Frisian: hoop and hoopje  
German: hoffen and Hoffnung   Greek: ελπίδα  
Hebrew: לקוות and תקווה   Hungarian: remél and remény  
Icelandic: von and vona   Indonesian: harap  
Interlingua: sperantia and sperar   Irish:  
Italian: speranza and sperare   Japanese: 希望 and 希望する  
Korean: 바라다 and 바램   Latin: sperare  
Latvian: cerēt and cerība   Lithuanian: trokšti  
Malay: harap and harapan   Norwegian: håp  
Novial: espera   Polish: mieć and nadzieja  
Portuguese: esperança and esperar   Romanian: a spera and speranţă  
Russian: надежда and надеяться   Slovak: dúfať  
Slovene: upanje and upati   Spanish: esperanza and esperar  
Swedish: hopp and hoppas   Tagalog: umasa  
Telugu: ఆశించు   Turkish: ummak and umut  
Ukrainian: надія   Vietnamese: hy vọng and nguồn  
Welsh: gobaith  
 
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