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See definition of hopes on Dictionary.com
  • nounlonging; dream
  • verblong for, dream about

synonyms for hopes

  • achievement
  • ambition
  • anticipation
  • aspiration
  • belief
  • concern
  • confidence
  • desire
  • expectation
  • faith
  • goal
  • optimism
  • promise
  • prospect
  • wish
  • assumption
  • buoyancy
  • daydream
  • dependence
  • endurance
  • expectancy
  • fancy
  • fortune
  • gain
  • hopefulness
  • reliance
  • reverie
  • reward
  • rosiness
  • sanguineness
  • security
  • stock
  • utopia
  • Promised Land
  • bright side
  • castles in air
  • fool's paradise
  • greedy glutton
  • light at end of tunnel
  • pipe dream
  • thing with feathers
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antonyms for hopes

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  • disbelief
  • dislike
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • fear
  • hate
  • hatred
  • hopelessness
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
  • despair
  • discouragement
  • pessimism
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How to use hopes in a sentence

The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Now that Lawrence was out of the army, he was in hopes that he would stay out, and he showed his disappointment in his face.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Before he faced Lettice, he must forget a moment—forget his fears, his hopes, his ceaseless torment of belief and doubt.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
One day the hopes of all were aroused by a distant roar in the mountains, only to be dashed by finding it to be thunder.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
“Chaplet”—a wreath or garland signed for by him in his ambitious hopes—expresses his birth-date by Con.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
In hopes to sooth him, the Marchioness asked two or three questions respecting Wharton.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Surely France must now recognise that he alone could save her; but the second restoration dashed his hopes to the ground.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is true that I was impressed with him in a way, because the man was rather—er, inspiring, and I entertained hopes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Yes, on the whole, I was more fortunate than had my ambitious hopes been realised to the full.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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