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hope
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. A sloping plain between mountain ridges.
2. A small bay; an inlet; a haven.
4. One who, or that which, gives hope, furnishes ground of expectation, or promises desired good.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation of good; - usually followed by in.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To expect; to fear.
Examples of usage:
  • " I hope not, dear. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
  • I hope we shall see more of each other. - "The Man Who Rose Again", Joseph Hocking.
  • I do hope it will. - "The Sun's Babies", Edith Howes.
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