Synonyms for Hope:


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


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

Other synonyms:

belief, look for. dream, seem. future, prayer. perhaps, vision. pardon. aim
bob hope
Bob Hope.

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