verb (used with object), hoped, hop·ing.
verb (used without object), hoped, hop·ing.
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Idioms for hope
Origin of hope
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Definition for hope (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for hope
The best goal of a museum is to define reality and give hope.
The hope is that they’ll keep existing fans engaged while creating new fans as well.MTV partners with Unrd to create a mobile version of ‘Ghosted: Love Gone Missing’|Anthony Ha|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
On Sunday, Smith gave hope that maybe he actually can play again, that the awkwardness and inability to escape the Rams’ pass rush in his only other game this year might be an anomaly.Another tough loss has Washington at 2-6, but it’s too soon to give up on its NFC East hopes|Les Carpenter|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Europe is also facing a troubling rise in infections, and governments there have already brought back restrictions on businesses in hopes of slowing the spread.Stock rally falters, yields climb as vote count continues|Lee Clifford|November 6, 2020|Fortune
No one signs up to be a civil servant in hopes of trending on Twitter, after all.Local campaign officials are becoming election-week celebrities. They’re too busy to notice.|Travis Andrews, Ashley Fetters|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Hoper ascertained, by putting the watch to his ear, that this was the case; then pocketing it, he continued his researches.Sketches and Studies|Nathaniel Hawthorne
All', hoper ephn, eis adoleschian anankaion empiptein, epeidan tis toioutois andrasi dialegtai.On the Natural Faculties|Galen
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