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  10  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hope  \Hope\,  n.  [Cf.  Icel.  h[=o]p  a  small  bay  or  inlet.] 
  1.  A  sloping  plain  between  mountain  ridges.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  A  small  bay;  an  inlet;  a  haven.  [Scot.]  --Jamieson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hope  \Hope\,  n.  [AS.,  akin  to  D.  hoop,  hope,  Sw  hopp,  Dan. 
  haab,  MHG.  hoffe.  Hope  in  forlorn  hope  is  different  word  See 
  Forlorn  hope,  under  {Forlorn}.] 
  1.  A  desire  of  some  good,  accompanied  with  an  expectation  of 
  obtaining  it  or  a  belief  that  it  is  obtainable;  an 
  expectation  of  something  which  is  thought  to  be  desirable; 
  confidence;  pleasing  expectancy. 
 
  The  hypocrite's  hope  shall  perish.  --Job  vii.  13. 
 
  He  wished,  but  not  with  hope.  --Milton. 
 
  New  thoughts  of  God,  new  hopes  of  Heaven.  --Keble. 
 
  2.  One  who  or  that  which  gives  hope,  furnishes  ground  of 
  expectation,  or  promises  desired  good. 
 
  The  Lord  will  be  the  hope  of  his  people.  --Joel  iii. 
  16. 
 
  A  young  gentleman  of  great  hopes,  whose  love  of 
  learning  was  highly  commendable.  --Macaulay. 
 
  3.  That  which  is  hoped  for  an  object  of  hope. 
 
  Lavina  is  thine  elder  brother's  hope.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hope  \Hope\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hoped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hoping}.]  [AS.  hopian  akin  to  D.  hopen,  Sw  hopp?,  Dan. 
  haabe  G.  hoffen  See  2nd  {Hope}.] 
  1.  To  entertain  or  indulge  hope;  to  cherish  a  desire  of  good, 
  or  of  something  welcome,  with  expectation  of  obtaining  it 
  or  belief  that  it  is  obtainable;  to  expect;  --  usually 
  followed  by  for  ``Hope  for  good  success.''  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  But  I  will  hope  continually.  --Ps.  lxxi. 
  14. 
 
  2.  To  place  confidence;  to  trust  with  confident  expectation 
  of  good;  --  usually  followed  by  in  ``I  hope  in  thy 
  word.''  --Ps.  cxix.  81. 
 
  Why  art  thou  cast  down  O  my  soul?  and  why  art  thou 
  disquieted  within  me?  Hope  thou  in  God.  --Ps.  xlii 
  11. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hope  \Hope\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  desire  with  expectation  or  with  belief  in  the 
  possibility  or  prospect  of  obtaining;  to  look  forward  to 
  as  a  thing  desirable,  with  the  expectation  of  obtaining 
  it  to  cherish  hopes  of 
 
  We  hope  no  other  from  your  majesty.  --Shak. 
 
  [Charity]  hopeth  all  things  --1  Cor.  xiii. 
  7. 
 
  2.  To  expect;  to  fear.  [Obs.]  ``I  hope  he  will  be  dead.'' 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  Note:  Hope  is  often  used  colloquially  regarding 
  uncertainties,  with  no  reference  to  the  future.  ``I 
  hope  she  takes  me  to  be  flesh  and  blood.''  --Mrs. 
  Centlivre 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hope 
  n  1:  a  specific  instance  of  feeling  hopeful;  "it  revived  their 
  hope  of  winning  the  pennant" 
  2:  the  general  feeling  that  some  desire  will  be  fulfilled;  "in 
  spite  of  his  troubles  he  never  gave  up  hope"  [ant:  {despair}] 
  3:  grounds  for  feeling  hopeful  about  the  future;  "there  is 
  little  or  no  promise  that  he  will  recover"  [syn:  {promise}] 
  4:  someone  (or  something)  on  which  expectations  are  centered; 
  "he  was  their  best  hope  for  a  victory" 
  v  1:  expect  with  desire;  "I  trust  you  will  behave  better  from  now 
  on";  "I  hope  she  understands  that  she  cannot  exepct  a 
  raise"  [syn:  {trust},  {desire}] 
  2:  be  optimistic;  be  full  of  hope;  have  hopes;  "I  am  still 
  hoping  that  all  will  turn  out  well"  [ant:  {despair}] 
  3:  intend  with  some  possibility  of  fulfilment;  "I  hope  to  have 
  finished  this  work  by  tomorrow  evening"  [syn:  {go  for}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hope,  AK  (CDP,  FIPS  33580) 
  Location:  60.89717  N,  149.63163  W 
  Population  (1990):  161  (164  housing  units) 
  Area:  125.4  sq  km  (land),  41.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Hope,  AR  (city,  FIPS  33190) 
  Location:  33.66822  N,  93.59123  W 
  Population  (1990):  9643  (4207  housing  units) 
  Area:  23.4  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Hope,  ID  (city,  FIPS  38440) 
  Location:  48.24790  N,  116.30656  W 
  Population  (1990):  99  (62  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  83836 
  Hope,  IN  (town,  FIPS  34744) 
  Location:  39.29991  N,  85.76813  W 
  Population  (1990):  2171  (814  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  47246 
  Hope,  KS  (city,  FIPS  33075) 
  Location:  38.69095  N,  97.07507  W 
  Population  (1990):  404  (190  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67451 
  Hope,  ME 
  Zip  code(s):  04847 
  Hope,  MI 
  Zip  code(s):  48628 
  Hope,  MN 
  Zip  code(s):  56046 
  Hope,  ND  (city,  FIPS  38860) 
  Location:  47.32482  N,  97.71963  W 
  Population  (1990):  281  (163  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Hope,  NM  (village,  FIPS  33290) 
  Location:  32.81726  N,  104.73671  W 
  Population  (1990):  101  (55  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  88250 
  Hope,  RI 
  Zip  code(s):  02831 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Hope+ 
 
  functional  programming>  An  extension  of  {Hope} 
  implemented  in  the  Alvey  {Flagship}  project  at  {Imperial 
  College}.  Hope+  has  vectors,  real  numbers,  best  fit  {pattern 
  matching},  lazy  data  constructors,  absolute  {set  abstractions} 
  and  {constraints}.  It  has  a  {continuation}-based  I/O  system 
  which  posesses  {referential  transparency}  and  is  capable  of 
  handling  all  common  I/O  tasks  such  as  terminal  and  file  I/O, 
  {signal}  handling  and  interprocess  communications.  It  has 
  {modules}  and  {separate  compilation}. 
 
  See  also  {Hope+C},  {Massey  Hope},  {Concurrent  Massey  Hope}. 
 
  ["Hope+",  N.  Perry,  Imperial  College,  IC/FPR/LANG/2.5.1/7, 
  1988.] 
 
  (1999-08-24) 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Hope 
 
    A  {functional  programming}  language  designed  by 
  R.M.  Burstall  D.B.  MacQueen  and  D.T.  Sanella  at  {University 
  of  Edinburgh}  in  1978.  It  is  a  large  language  supporting 
  user-defined  {prefix},  {infix}  or  {distfix}  operators.  Hope 
  has  {polymorphic}  typing  and  allows  {overloading}  of  operators 
  which  requires  explicit  type  declarations.  Hope  has  {lazy 
  lists}  and  was  the  first  language  to  use  {call-by-pattern}. 
 
  It  has  been  ported  to  {Unix},  {Macintosh},  and  {IBM  PC}. 
 
  See  also  {Hope+},  {Hope+C},  {Massey  Hope},  {Concurrent  Massey 
  Hope}. 
 
  {(ftp://brolga.cc.uq.oz.au/pub/hope)}. 
 
  [R.M.Burstall,  D.B.MacQueen,  D.T.Sanella,  "HOPE:  An 
  experimental  applicative  language",  Proc.  1980  Lisp  conf., 
  Stanford,  CA  p.136-143,  Aug  1980]. 
 
  ["A  HOPE  Tutorial",  R.  Bailey,  BYTE  Aug  1985,  pp.235-258]. 
 
  ["Functional  Programming  with  Hope",  R.  Bailey,  Ellis  Horwood 
  1990]. 
 
  (1992-11-27) 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hope 
  one  of  the  three  main  elements  of  Christian  character  (1  Cor. 
  13:13).  It  is  joined  to  faith  and  love,  and  is  opposed  to  seeing 
  or  possessing  (Rom.  8:24;  1  John  3:2).  "Hope  is  an  essential  and 
  fundamental  element  of  Christian  life,  so  essential  indeed, 
  that  like  faith  and  love,  it  can  itself  designate  the  essence 
  of  Christianity  (1  Pet.  3:15;  Heb.  10:23).  In  it  the  whole  glory 
  of  the  Christian  vocation  is  centred  (Eph.  1:18;  4:4)." 
  Unbelievers  are  without  this  hope  (Eph.  2:12;  1  Thess.  4:13). 
  Christ  is  the  actual  object  of  the  believer's  hope,  because  it 
  is  in  his  second  coming  that  the  hope  of  glory  will  be  fulfilled 
  (1  Tim.  1:1;  Col.  1:27;  Titus  2:13).  It  is  spoken  of  as 
  "lively",  i.e.,  a  living,  hope,  a  hope  not  frail  and  perishable, 
  but  having  a  perennial  life  (1  Pet.  1:3).  In  Rom.  5:2  the  hope" 
  spoken  of  is  probably  objective,  i.e.,  "the  hope  set  before  us," 
  namely,  eternal  life  (comp.  12:12).  In  1  John  3:3  the  expression 
  "hope  in  him"  ought  rather  to  be  as  in  the  Revised  Version, 
  "hope  on  him,"  i.e.,  a  hope  based  on  God. 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  HOPE,  n.  Desire  and  expectation  rolled  into  one 
 
  Delicious  Hope!  when  naught  to  man  it  left  -- 
  Of  fortune  destitute,  of  friends  bereft; 
  When  even  his  dog  deserts  him  and  his  goat 
  With  tranquil  disaffection  chews  his  coat 
  While  yet  it  hangs  upon  his  back  then  thou, 
  The  star  far-flaming  on  thine  angel  brow, 
  Descendest,  radiant,  from  the  skies  to  hint 
  The  promise  of  a  clerkship  in  the  Mint. 
  Fogarty  Weffing 
 
 




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