A desire of some good, accompanied with an expectation of
obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable; an expectation of
something which is thought to be desirable; confidence; pleasing
One who, or that which, gives hope, furnishes ground of
expectation, or promises desired good.
That which is hoped for; an object of hope.
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.
To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation
of good; -- usually followed by in.
To desire with expectation or with belief in the
possibility or prospect of obtaining; to look forward to as a thing
desirable, with the expectation of obtaining it; to cherish hopes of.