Nouns (7)
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hope, promise
n. grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; "there is little or no promise that he will recover"
hope
n. a specific instance of feeling hopeful; "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"
hope
n. the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
hope
n. one of the three Christian virtues
Hope
n. [the strong wish for something and the confidence that it will happen]
Hope
n. a kind of programming language
Verbs (6)
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go for, hope
v. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
hope
v. be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes; "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"
desire, trust, hope
v. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
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Fuzzynyms (95)
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belief
n. any cognitive content held as true
article of faith, strong belief, conviction
n. an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
faith
n. loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person; "keep the faith"; "they broke faith with their investors"
philosophy
n. any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation; "self-indulgence was his only philosophy"; "my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"
prospect, outlook, expectation
n. belief about (or mental picture of) the future
thought, view, persuasion, sentiment, opinion
n. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
religious belief, faith, religion
n. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
credo, creed
n. any system of principles or beliefs
tenet, dogma, belief
n. a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
dream, aspiration, ambition
n. a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
want, wishing, wish
n. a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
hungriness, yearning, longing
n. prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
vagary
n. an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.); "the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"
partiality, fancy, fondness
n. a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey"
confidence
n. a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
confidence
n. a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
denomination
n. a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money; "he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations"
potency, potentiality, potential
n. the inherent capacity for coming into being
mull over, excogitate, think over, chew over, speculate, ruminate, mull, reflect, muse, contemplate, ponder, meditate
v. reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
think
v. dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"
contemplate, meditate, study
v. think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
go for, hope
v. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
think, mean, intend
v. have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night"
expect
v. consider reasonable or due; "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
expect
v. consider reasonable or due; "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
wait, await, look, expect
v. look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
wait, await, look, expect
v. look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
foreknow, previse, foresee, anticipate
v. realize beforehand
foreknow, previse, foresee, anticipate
v. realize beforehand
visualise, visualize
v. make visible; "With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"
foresee, envision
v. picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
desire, trust, hope
v. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
counter, forestall, foresee, anticipate
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
counter, forestall, foresee, anticipate
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
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Antonyms (4)
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despair
n. the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; "they moaned in despair and dismay"; "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair"
pessimism
n. a general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things
despair
v. abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart; "Don't despair--help is on the way!"
Hopelessness
n. [the lack of hope]
hope
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