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hope

 
Noun hope has 6 senses
  1. hope - a specific instance of feeling hopeful; "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"
    --1 is a kind of
    anticipation, expectancy
    Derived forms: verb hope2, verb hope1
  2. hope - the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
    --2 is a kind of
    feeling
    Antonyms: despair
    --2 has particulars: hopefulness; encouragement; optimism
    Derived forms: verb hope2, verb hope1
  3. promise, hope - grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; "there is little or no promise that he will recover"
    --3 is a kind of expectation, outlook, prospect
    --3 has particulars: rainbow
    Derived forms: verb hope2, verb hope1
  4. hope - someone (or something) on which expectations are centered; "he was their best hope for a victory"
    --4 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --4 has particulars: white hope, great white hope
    Derived forms: verb hope2, verb hope1
  5. Hope, Bob Hope, Leslie Townes Hope - United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (born in 1903)
    --5 is a kind of comedian, comic
  6. hope - one of the three Christian virtues
    --6 is a kind of
    theological virtue, supernatural virtue
    Derived forms: verb hope2, verb hope1
Verb hope has 3 senses
  1. hope, trust, desire - expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
    --1 is one way to wish
    Derived forms: noun hope6, noun hope4, noun hope3, noun hope2, noun hope1, noun hoper1
    Sample sentence:
    They hope to move
  2. hope - be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes; "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"
    --2 is one way to
    desire, want
    Antonyms: despair
    Derived forms: noun hope6, noun hope4, noun hope3, noun hope2, noun hope1, noun hoper1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. hope, go for - intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
    --3 is one way to plan, be after
    Derived form: noun hoper1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
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