with hopes of

idiom
variants: or with the hope of
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of with hopes of

:wanting something to be true :hoping that something will happen
  • She went back to the restaurant with hopes of finding her purse there.

Word by Word Definitions

hope play hopes
  1. : to cherish a desire with anticipation : to want something to happen or be true

  2. : trust

  3. : to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment

  1. : trust, reliance

  2. : desire accompanied by expectation of or belief in fulfillment

  3. : someone or something on which hopes are centered


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