An expected amount calculated on the basis of actuarial data:
An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
The definition of a wish is a desire for something.
(Intransitive) To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
To consider reasonable or due:
To think about intently; study carefully
The definition of assume is to formulate or verbalize an idea for which there is no evidence.
To be ambitious (to get or do something, esp. something grand); seek (after)
To say (a prayer or group of prayers):
To think it probable or likely; guess; surmise; suppose
To see beforehand; know beforehand; foreknow
To think, speak, or write about a matter in advance.
To say (something) as a guess or conjecture.
To expect or suppose; think:
To imagine; conjecture.
Presume is defined as to assume to be true without proof, or to dare to do something without permission.
(Informal) To be obliged (to do something):
To try to catch suspended or floating fruit with the teeth
Intensity of feeling; excited interest or eagerness.
A trusting relationship:
Anticipation is the action a person takes when thinking ahead about something in order to figure out how to handle it, or to stop it from happening.
A source of strength or support
Unquestioning belief that does not require proof or evidence
A commitment, as of time or support.
(Nautical) A strong rope that serves to steady and support the mainmast of a sailing vessel.
The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
A work of fiction describing a utopia.
The definition of an aspiration is a desire or ambition for which someone is motivated to work very hard.
A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
Despair is defined as a deep sadness, or loss of hope.
To refuse to believe (in)
Refusal to believe; absence of belief
Something that discourages; a deterrent.
Recklessness resulting from despair
The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
Faith, esp. religious faith
The thing or person that something is or may be thus staked on
The state of being supported:
The definition of a gain is a profit, advantage or increase.
The definition of concern is something that is of interest, important or worrisome.
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