hope hope  /ˈhoʊp/


  1. (n) a specific instance of feeling hopeful
  2. (n) the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
  3. (n) grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
  4. (n) someone (or something) on which expectations are centered
  5. (n) United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)
  6. (n) one of the three Christian virtues
  7. (v) expect and wish
  8. (v) be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes
  9. (v) intend with some possibility of fulfilment


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  1. Obama's victory generates new hope and greater expectations.
  2. Amid Romney's hopes and Huckabee's surge, he's the forgotten conservative in Iowa's race.


  1. Hope Mills town manager blocks workplace access to Facebook, Fayetteville Observer website

    HOPE MILLS - Town Manager John Ellis has blocked town employees from accessing Facebook or The Fayetteville Observer website at work.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  2. Golden Hope Mines Announces Results of the Annual General Meeting

    Golden Hope Mines Announces Results of the Annual General Meeting
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Hope Tech velodrome plan revealed

    British component makers Hope Tech have revealed plans to build a £2.5m indoor velodrome that could attract overflow from the National Cycling Centre track in Manchester. The Lancashire-based company have spoken to planners about building the 200m track on their factory site in Barnoldswick, near Pendle. Ian Weatherill, co-owner of Hope, told local paper The   Craven Herald : “It’s not a ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

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  1. "Everyone was super nice and friendly to me," Hilton wrote. "I love South Africa! Such an amazing place, especially during The World Cup! Hope that clears everything up."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I hope this will be one of the results of the visit to Washington," he said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: The Guardian

  3. Mitterrand said he was in contact with the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, "who is following the case with great attention and shares the minister's hope that the situation can be quickly resolved".
    on Sep 27, 2009 By: Frédéric Mitterrand Source: guardian.co.uk

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