Complete Definition of "hope"

see|Hope
English

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Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) AHD|/hÅp, IPA|/hÉÊp/, SAMPA|/[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/hÉÊp/, SAMPA|/hoUp/
audio|en-us-hope.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊp|-ÉÊp

Etymology 1
Old English hopa

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable The belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen.

#: I still have some hope that I can get to work on time.

  1. countable The actual thing wished for
  2. countable A person or thing that is a source of hope

#: We still have one hope left: my roommate might see the note I left on the table.

  1. (in Christianity) The virtuous desire for future good

#: But now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love. (1Cor. 13:13)

Translations
trans-top|Belief that something hoped for can happen
Albanian: shpresë
Arabic: ARchar|اÙÙ|Ø£ÙÙ (âá:mal) m
Armenian: Õ°Õ¸ÖÕµÕ½ (huys)
Bosnian: nada#Bosnian|nada f
Catalan: esperança f
Chinese: å¸æ (xÄ«wàng)
Croatian: nada#Croatian|nada f
Czech: nadÄje f
Danish: håb
Dutch: hoop de
Ewe: mÉkpÉkpÉ
Finnish: toivo
Faroese: vón f
French: espoir m
German: Hoffnung f
Greek: ελÏίδα f
Hebrew: תק××× romanization of Hebrew|tikvá f
Icelandic: von f
Interlingua: sperantia
Italian: speranza f
Japanese: å¸æ (ãã¼ã, kibÅ)
Korean: ë°ë¨ (baraem), í¬ë§ (å¸æ, huimang)
Kurdish: KUchar|ئÙÙÛد, KUchar|ÙÛÙا
Latvian: cerība f
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Malay: harap
Norwegian: håp
Polish: nadzieja f
Old Prussian: nadruwÄ«snÄ
Portuguese: esperança f
Romanian: speranÅ£Ä f, nÄdejde f
Russian: надежда (nadéžda) f
Scottish Gaelic: dòchas m, dùil f, sùil f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: нада#Serbian|нада f
:Roman: nada#Serbian|nada f
Slovene: upanje n
Spanish: esperanza f
Swedish: hopp n
Ukrainian: надÑÑ (nadija) f
Vietnamese: hy vá»ng
Welsh: gobaith
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trans-top|Something which may cause something hoped for to happen
Albanian: shpresë
Armenian: Õ°Õ¸ÖÕµÕ½ (huys)
Bosnian: nada#Bosnian|nada f
Catalan: esperança f
Chinese: æ¿æ (yuànwàng)
Croatian: nada#Croatian|nada f
Czech: nadÄje f
Danish: håb
Dutch: hoop de
Ewe: mÉkpÉkpÉ
Faroese: vón f
German: Hoffnung f
Hebrew: תק××× romanization of Hebrew|tikvá f
Icelandic: vona
Interlingua: sperantia
Italian: speranza f
Japanese: å¸æ (ãã¼ã, kibÅ), é¡æ (ããã¼ã, ganbÅ)
Korean: ë°ë¨ (baraem), í¬ë§ (å¸æ, huimang)
Latvian: cerība f
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Norwegian: håp
Malay: harapan
Polish: nadzieja f
Portuguese: esperança f
Romanian: speranÅ£Ä f, nÄdejde f
Russian: надежда (nadéžda) f
Scottish Gaelic: dòchas m, dùil f, sùil f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: нада#Serbian|нада f
:Roman: nada#Serbian|nada f
Spanish: esperanza f
Swedish: hopp n, förhoppning c
Ukrainian: надÑÑ (nadija) f
Vietnamese: nguá»n hy vá»ng
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ttbc|Afrikaans: hoop
ttbc|Bulgarian: надежда (nadéžda)
ttbc|Catalan: esperança
ttbc|Esperanto: espero
ttbc|Estonian: lootus
ttbc|Frisian: ferhoping
ttbc|Galician: dòchas
ttbc|Georgian: ááááá (imedi)
ttbc|Hungarian: remény
ttbc|Ido: espero
ttbc|Indonesian: harapan
ttbc|Irish: dóchas
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ttbc|Lithuanian: noras
ttbc|Mongolian: гоÑÑдлого (gorâdlogo)
ttbc|Norwegian: håp
ttbc|Old English: hopa
ttbc|Papiamentu: spera
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|اÙÛد (omid)
ttbc|Slovak: nádej
ttbc|Sranan: winsi
ttbc|Swahili: matarajio
ttbc|Telugu: à°à°¶ (aaSa)
ttbc|Thai: THchar|หวัภ(wÄng)
ttbc|Turkish: ümit
ttbc|Urdu: URchar|اÙÛد (umîd)
ttbc|Zulu: ethemba

Etymology 2
From Middle English hopen, from Old English hopian

Verb
en-verb|hop|ing

  1. to want something to happen.

#: I hope everyone likes this definition.

  1. to be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes

#: I am still hoping that all will turn out well

  1. to expect and wish

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Translations
trans-top|to want something to happen
Afrikaans: hoop
Albanian: shpreson
Armenian: Õ°Õ¸ÖÕ½Õ¡Õ¬ (husal)
Bosnian: nadati#Bosnian|nadati (se)
Catalan: esperar
Croatian: nadati (se)
Czech: doufat
Danish: håbe
Dutch: hopen
Esperanto: esperi
Estonian: lootma
Faroese: vóna
Finnish: toivoa
French: espérer
German: hoffen
Hebrew: ×ק××ת romanization of Hebrew|lekavót
Hungarian: remél
Icelandic: vona
Indonesian: harap
Interlingua: sperar
Irish: tá dóchas
Italian: sperare
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Japanese: å¸æãã (ãã¼ããã, kibÅsuru), æã (ã®ãã, nozomu)
Korean: ë°ë¼ë¤ (barada), ìíë¤ (wonhada)
Latin: sperare
Latvian: cerÄt
Lithuanian: trokšti, viltis
Novial: espera
Polish: mieÄ nadziejÄ
Portuguese: esperar
Romanian: a spera
Russian: надеÑÑÑÑÑ (nad'éjat's'a)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: надаÑи#Serbian|надаÑи (Ñе)
:Roman: nadati#Serbian|nadati (se)
Slovak: dúfať
Slovene: upati
Spanish: esperar
Swedish: hoppas
Tagalog: umasa
Telugu: à°à°¶à°¿à°à°à± (aaSiMchu)
Vietnamese: hy vá»ng
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Related terms
hope chest
hopeful
hopeless

See also
aspire
desire
expect
want

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Emotions
Category:English control verbs


Maori

Noun
hope

  1. waist
  2. hip (ringa hope)

Category:Maori language

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