Definition of "Hope" :
noun: one of the three Christian virtues
noun: grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
noun: a specific instance of feeling hopeful
"It revived their hope of winning the pennant."
noun: the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
"In spite of his troubles he never gave up hope."
noun: someone (or something) on which expectations are centered
"He was their best hope for a victory."
noun: United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)
verb: intend with some possibility of fulfilment
"I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening."
verb: be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes
verb: expect and wish
"I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise."