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Synonyms for hope

Synonyms for hope

a specific instance of feeling hopeful

the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled

grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

someone (or something) on which expectations are centered

United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

one of the three Christian virtues

expect and wish

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be optimistic

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intend with some possibility of fulfilment

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We have planned for the worst and hope for the best.
But you have to go with what you like yourself and hope for the best.
Education is too expensive, and too important, for stakeholders to just hope for the best.
In the meantime, these are options that facility operators and designers can push for, and hope for the best.
No [distributor] is smart enough to say, "This film didn't cost a lot of money; let's put it out there and hope for the best.
There are no alternatives left, and we have to hope for the best outcome.
Rather than cross one's fingers and hope for the best, consider utilizing a method to evaluate the quality of the melt before treatment and normalize the nucleation state before proceeding.
Rather than sit idly and hope for the best, we sought to proactively address the threat faced by many of our policyholders.
We fear the worst but hope for the best and urge both sides to show goodwill to end this awful Middle East conflict.
I just get up in the morning and put anything on and hope for the best.
Clerk of the course Jason Loosemore walked the course and thought we should have a precautionary inspection, so we shall see how things are and hope for the best.
In the old days, a label would sign an act, make the record, do the marketing set-up, hope they can get the act on radio and MTV, cross their fingers and hope for the best.
Hibs boss Bobby Williamson said : 'You just have to shuffle your players about and hope for the best.
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