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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOPES

He did not disappoint the hopes of his friends in regard to his fiscal abilities.

These hopes that we have helped to inspire, we can help to fulfill.

For they were in hopes of prevailing upon my father to forbid his visits.

It was a sad breakdown to the hopes that had clustered about Gartley!

Our hopes of success were never brighter than they appear to be at this, the moment of our writing.

Every day she does many things that she hopes will give me pleasure.

An' I hopes, ol girl,' says he, 'that you'll be able t' boil the water 'ithout burnin' it.'

I gave him hopes of Frederica's relenting, and told him a great deal of her improvements.

No doubt it was what her father and mother were saying of her; the fears and the hopes they had in regard to her.

I had other hopes for you, but they weren't your hopes, and I daresay you're right.