ray of hope

noun phrase

Definition of ray of hope

: something that holds the promise of hope This new medicine is a ray of hope for/to thousands of people.

Learn More about ray of hope

Statistics for ray of hope

Cite this Entry

“Ray of hope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ray%20of%20hope. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

Comments on ray of hope

What made you want to look up ray of hope? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!