Associations to the word «Hope»

Pictures for the word «Hope»


HOPE, noun. (uncountable) The belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen.
HOPE, noun. (countable) The actual thing wished for.
HOPE, noun. (countable) A person or thing that is a source of hope.
HOPE, noun. (Christianity) The virtuous desire for future good.
HOPE, verb. To want something to happen, with a sense of expectation that it might.
HOPE, verb. To be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes.
HOPE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation of good; usually followed by in.
HOPE, noun. (Northern England) (Scotland) A hollow; a valley, especially the upper end of a narrow mountain valley when it is nearly encircled by smooth, green slopes; a comb.
HOPE, noun. A sloping plain between mountain ridges.
HOPE, noun. (Scotland) A small bay; an inlet; a haven.
HOPE, proper noun. A female given name from the virtue, like Faith and Charity first used by Puritans.
HOPE, proper noun. An English and Scottish topographic surname​ for someone who lived in a hop, a small enclosed valley.
HOPE, proper noun. A town in Arkansas
HOPE, proper noun. A town in British Columbia
HOPE AGAINST HOPE, verb. (idiomatic) To continue to hope, even when what is hoped for seems unlikely or impossible.
HOPE CHEST, noun. A box containing items, especially clothing, table linens, towels, bed linens, and quilts, typically stored by unmarried young women in anticipation of future marriages or married lives.
HOPE CHESTS, noun. Plural of hope chest

Dictionary definition

HOPE, noun. A specific instance of feeling hopeful; "it revived their hope of winning the pennant".
HOPE, noun. The general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope".
HOPE, noun. Grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; "there is little or no promise that he will recover".
HOPE, noun. Someone (or something) on which expectations are centered; "he was their best hope for a victory".
HOPE, noun. United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003).
HOPE, noun. One of the three Christian virtues.
HOPE, verb. Expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise".
HOPE, verb. Be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes; "I am still hoping that all will turn out well".
HOPE, verb. Intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb