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The hope is to get them to start heeding the principles in their products and influence other companies and organizations to do the same.

“You cannot gas the company and throw unlimited resources at problems and hope for the best, which a lot of startups do and this one did as well,” he says.

From Fortune

Not really, because the substitute for Kodak was so radically different, in Instagram, as a way of sharing memories and photos, that they probably had no hope.

That may be ambitious rhetoric, pinning a lot of hope on what a digital version might do for the yuan’s global standing.

From Quartz

The hope is that all those activations help turn Amazon into a branding channel for Buick, whether it’s targeted ads in cars, on the marketplace or on Amazon Fire TV.

From Digiday

The hope was that greater transparency about performance would drive results.

Speaking to a local radio station today Antonella Ramelli said the video gives her hope.

“The closer we get to ‘16, the tougher it’s going to be, so I hope we start quickly,” he said.

“We hope that the aircraft is found quickly, and we can find out the cause of what has happened,” he said.

Now imagine that one day hope appeared, an unexpected opportunity to free yourself, to finally be yourself.

Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.

There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.

But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.

"I hope you don't think I speak always to strangers, like that," said the girl in the rose hat.

You don't mind staying here in the sunshine, I hope, while my coat dries?


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To hope for something implies a wish that an event may take place and an expectation that it will: to hope for the best. The verb expect implies confidently believing, usually for good reasons, that an event will occur: to expect a visit from a friend. To anticipate is to look forward to an event and even to picture it: Do you anticipate trouble? Await (wait for) something implies being alert and ready, whether for good or evil: to await news after a cyclone.

On this page you'll find 155 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hope, such as: achievement, ambition, anticipation, aspiration, belief, and concern.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.