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Part of speech: Noun

The desire of good accompanied by expectation; anticipation; confidence; the object of desire.

Part of speech: Verb

To expect with confidence or desire.

Part of speech: Verb

To cherish a desire for good; trust confidently.

Usage examples "hope":
  • So there's hope for us yet! - "The Settler and the Savage", R.M. Ballantyne.
  • I am sure that-" " Well, I hope so. - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
  • " Of that," he said, " I have hope." - "Flemish Legends", Charles de Coster.