Search Result for "hoping": pronunciation

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hope \Hope\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hoped; p. pr. & vb. n. Hoping.] [AS. hopian; akin to D. hopen, Sw. hoppan, Dan. haabe, G. hoffen. See 2nd Hope.] 1. To entertain or indulge hope; to cherish a desire of good, or of something welcome, with expectation of obtaining it or belief that it is obtainable; to expect; -- usually followed by for. "Hope for good success." --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] But I will hope continually. --Ps. lxxi. 14. [1913 Webster] 2. To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation of good; -- usually followed by in. "I hope in thy word." --Ps. cxix. 81. [1913 Webster] Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God. --Ps. xlii. 11. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

30 Moby Thesaurus words for "hoping": appetitive, aspiring, assured, confident, desiderative, desireful, desiring, desirous, eager, expectant, fond, full of hope, hopeful, hormic, in good heart, in hopes, lascivious, libidinal, libidinous, lickerish, lustful, needing, of good cheer, of good hope, optative, sanguine, tempted, undespairing, wanting, wishing




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