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  Words related to hope

Related / Similar Words: promise, Hope, Bob Hope, Leslie Townes Hope, go for, trust, desire

 

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

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    Hyponyms: rainbow, hopefulness, encouragement, optimism, white hope, great white hope

     

    Derivational Morphology: trust, desire, promise, hoper

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: hoop   Albanian: shpresë and shpreson  
    Armenian: հույս and հուսալ   Bosnian: nada and nadati  
    Catalan: esperança and esperar   Chinese: 希望 and 愿望  
    Croatian: nada and nadati   Danish: håb and håbe  
    Dutch: hoop and hopen   Esperanto: esperi  
    Estonian: lootma   Finnish: toivo and toivoa  
    French: espérer and espoir   Frisian: hoop and hoopje  
    German: hoffen and Hoffnung   Greek: ελπίδα  
    Hebrew: לקוות and תקווה   Hungarian: remél and remény  
    Icelandic: von and vona   Indonesian: harap  
    Interlingua: sperantia and sperar   Irish:  
    Italian: speranza and sperare   Japanese: 希望 and 希望する  
    Korean: 바라다 and 바램   Latin: sperare  
    Latvian: cerēt and cerība   Lithuanian: trokšti  
    Malay: harap and harapan   Norwegian: håp  
    Novial: espera   Polish: mieć and nadzieja  
    Portuguese: esperança and esperar   Romanian: a spera and speranţă  
    Russian: надежда and надеяться   Slovak: dúfať  
    Slovene: upanje and upati   Spanish: esperanza and esperar  
    Swedish: hopp and hoppas   Tagalog: umasa  
    Telugu: ఆశించు   Turkish: ummak and umut  
    Ukrainian: надія   Vietnamese: hy vọng and nguồn  
    Welsh: gobaith  
     
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