Definition for hopefully

adverb as in optimistically

adverb as in probably

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Weak matches

expectedly, feasibly

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“Regardless of what happens with the pandemic, we should be building a business around virtual events because they’re here to stay,” said Johnson, adding “I am bullish about the second half of 2021 … for hopefully what will be hybrid events.”

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The membership is aimed at growing a community around the publication that will hopefully evangelize for the brand down the road.

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I think mascots can be a part of all emotions, and hopefully emotions that stand for love and change.

For me, the prediction would be – better user experience, better content, and hopefully a better web.

San Diego’s deputy chief operating officer, Erik Caldwell, mentioned in VOSD’s June 16 article, “It goes without saying that the more competitive the process, hopefully, the better outcome you get.”

Leapolitan responded by saying, “hopefully youll [sic] bite into a poison apple.”

Hopefully not overly close, but we talk about it in the episode how similar it is.

Hopefully, she got as much of a laugh out of it as the rest of the world has.

She was gonna be in New York and wanted to hang around for New Years and hopefully be able to stay long enough to meet our baby.

At least some people had seen the posting and failed to notify the authorities, hopefully because they had not taken it seriously.

He was hanging around by the cab stand above 96th on the west side of Broadway, waiting hopefully.

But he cultivated all sorts and conditions of men, and hopefully trained himself for the enthusiastic moment.

There was to be a great drive along the entire Front, and hopefully one would return home in time for the spring planting.

He was cheerful, pleasant, and looked hopefully forward to a time when he could have another go at a lion.

Even as late as eleven o'clock that night Stanton was still hopefully expecting an answer.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hopefully, such as: confidently, surely, expectantly, positively, sanguinely, and trustfully.

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