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  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. 




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