Synonyms for Hope:


look for, lust after, have your heart set on (doing) something. access, achievement, break, chance, choice, concern, dream, end, fortune, gain, goal, opening, opportunity, purpose, reward, scope, utopia, Possibilities, window of opportunity, the initiative. belief, bet, endurance, future, investment, mainstay, prayer, prop, strength, support, vision, a ray of light/comfort, light at the end of the tunnel, pious hope. hopefully, ideally, may, I'd like to think (that), I hope not, I trust (that), let's hope, no news is good news, with any luck. pardon, perhaps, seem, excuse me, pardon me, do you mind?, I would prefer it if, if I may say (so). desire (noun)
acquisitiveness, amorousness, covetousness, craving, desire, eagerness, expectation, fondness, greed, hunger, itch, longing, lust, need, passion, thirst, urge, wish, yearning, Ardency.
expectation (noun)
hope (noun)
anticipation, aspiration, confidence, contemplation, faith, go for, Leslie Townes Hope, optimism, presumption, promise, sureness, trust, Bob Hope.
longing; dream (noun)
achievement, anticipation, aspiration, belief, concern, confidence, desire, endurance, expectation, faith, fancy, fortune, gain, goal, optimism, promise, reward, utopia, wish.
person (noun)
Leslie Townes Hope, Bob Hope.
request (noun)


desire (verb)
covet, crave, fancy, grasp, hanker, long, pine, welcome.
emotion (verb)
desire, trust.
hope (verb)
anticipate, aspire, assume, await, believe, contemplate, expect, intend, presume, rely, trust, want, yearn, dream of.
long for, dream about (verb)
anticipate, aspire, assume, await, believe, contemplate, expect, presume, rely, trust.
petition (verb)
apply, bid, claim, compete, petition, seek.

Other synonyms:

belief, look for. dream, seem. future, prayer. perhaps, vision. pardon. aim
bob hope
Bob Hope.
Other relevant words:
achievement, belief, chance, concern, dream, end, endurance, fortune, future, gain, go for, goal, Leslie Townes Hope, look for, lust after, opportunity, pardon, perhaps, prayer, promise, purpose, reward, seem, utopia, vision, Bob Hope, Possibilities.

Usage examples for hope

  1. That had been her hope – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  2. " Oh, dear, I hope it isn't wrong. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  3. You're a dear, good old soul, Denton, and I hope we may never part. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn