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.
But I will hope continually. --Ps. lxxi.
2. To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation
of good; -- usually followed by in. "I hope in thy word."
--Ps. cxix. 81.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou
disquieted within me? Hope thou in God. --Ps. xlii.
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