hope

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hope is part of the Basic English 850.
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hope is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
hope

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
hope

Third-person singular
hopes

Past tense
hoped

Past participle
hoped

Present participle
hoping

  1. When someone hopes that something will happen, it means that they want it to happen and they think it may happen.
    I hope he'll come, because I have something to give him.

Noun[change]

Singular
hope

Plural
hopes

  1. A hope is the idea in someone's mind when they're hoping for something.
    All of my hopes came true!