- (given name, female) from the virtue, like Faith and Charity first used by Puritans.
- An English and Scottish topographic surname for someone who lived in a hop, a small enclosed valley
- A town in Arkansas
- A town in British Columbia
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- (uncountable) The belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen.
- I still have some that I can get to work on time.
- (countable) The actual thing wished for
- (countable) A person or thing that is a source of hope
- We still have one left: my roommate might see the note I left on the table.
- (in Christianity) The virtuous desire for future good
- But now abideth faith, , love, these three; and the greatest of these is love. (1Cor. 13:13)
verb (hop, ing)
- Dutch: hoop de
- French: espoir
- German: Hoffnung
- Italian: speranza
- Spanish: esperanza
- to want something to happen.
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- to be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes
- I am still hoping that all will turn out well
- to expect and wish
- Dutch: hopen
- French: espérer
- German: hoffen
- Italian: sperare
- Spanish: esperar
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