Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hope.

Etymologies

hope + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • … [C] harity that suffereth long and is kind ... not only believeth and hopeth, but beareth and endureth all things.

    'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.

  • O taste, and see that the Lord is sweet: blessed is the man that hopeth in him... ...

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Sultan and reck not of any (neither of him from whom he hopeth for good nor of him whom he feareth for mischief) save of Allah

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Is it aught but a memorial containing his complaint to thee of poverty or oppression, from which he hopeth to be relieved by thy favour?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “O merchant, thou cheerest our city with thy presence!” and Ali rejoined, “O King of the age, thy slave hath brought thee a gift and hopeth for acceptance thereof from thy favour.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Look humbly upon thy virtues, and though thou art rich in some, yet think thyself poor and naked without that crowning grace which “thinketh no evil, which envieth not, which beareth, believeth, hopeth, endureth all things.”

    Letter to a Friend

  • Whensoever a man transferreth his right, or renounceth it, it is either in consideration of some right reciprocally transferred to himself, or for some other good he hopeth for thereby.

    Leviathan

  • “Love,” we are told, “suffereth long and is kind ... beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things” — that sweet, generous, all-forgiving tenderness of love was not in the pagan, Oscar Wilde, and therefore even his deepest passion never won to complete reconciliation and ultimate redemption.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • City, where he hath prepared a Bath ready for me, and hopeth to enjoy the end of his desire, as very earnestly he hath solicited me thereto.

    The Decameron

  • O taste, and see that the Lord is sweet: blessed is the man that hopeth in him.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2

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