verb (used with object), hoped, hop·ing.
verb (used without object), hoped, hop·ing.
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Definition for hope (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for hope
Facing twin crises, four museum directors share their vision and hopes for the future.
Where stocks are concerned, that ray of hope is leading pros to reconsider where they’ll earn the best returns.
Those hopes, though, seem to rest on what happens in the Senate run-offs in Georgia, Noto said.The cashless economy: How fintech is approaching the future of finance|McKenna Moore|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Chris Grove of the research firm Eilers & Krejcik Gaming said that sportsbooks are generally paying several hundreds of dollars in customer acquisition costs in hopes of acquiring lifetime values in excess of a thousand dollars per paying customer.Free money, big addictions: Inside the booming world of online sports betting|Brett Haensel|November 15, 2020|Fortune
There’s hope for symbiosis between its left and its center if they don’t eat each other alive.AOC isn’t picking a fight over ideology. She’s staging an intervention.|Molly Roberts|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
They had hoped the autopsy would show Brinsley had eaten something that would point them in the right direction.
He hoped also to be a chaplain through his local church, and he was nearing the end of his formal training.
Liu had just gotten married two months before and hoped to start a family right away.
She hoped the church, which reinforced her views, would be a good environment for him, he explained.
And then we planned (or hoped) to make that back in ticket sales.
I see I shall have to explain this, although I had hoped to get right along with my story.Houlihan's Equation|Walt Sheldon
He hoped that they expected him; he would smack his lips over the vicious joy of disappointing them.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
He was sorry she would not come, but he hoped Miss Goldstein could find a partner for his friend.Comrade Yetta|Albert Edwards
If his son arrived in time to see him again, it was all that could be hoped.Haviland's Chum|Bertram Mitford
I said that two a week and every other Sunday was my usual custom, and that I hoped this would prove agreeable.
British Dictionary definitions for hope (1 of 2)
Derived forms of hopehoper, noun
Word Origin for hope
British Dictionary definitions for hope (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with hope
In addition to the idioms beginning with hope
- hope against hope
- hope springs eternal
- great white hope
- in hopes of
- live in (hope of)
- not a hope in hell
- pin one's hopes on
- while there's life, there's hope