hope [-s, -'s] n

OE hopa.

  1. Mortal desire for obtainable expectations ending at death.
  2. Desirable expectation for release from bondage.
  3. Desire coupled with fleeting expectation of attainment.
  4. Aspiration.

hope [-d, -ing] v

OE hopian.

  1. Wish; dream; aspire; desire obtainable good.
  2. Guess; desire; wish for.
  3. Expectation to obtain; confidence in the possibility of a future event
  4. Expectation of release.
  5. Await; expect; look for.