We ran out of our revolving fund, but I believe we still have hope.
Apparently he wishes to remain anonymous.
"Do you have a seating preference?" "Yes, can I have a window seat please?" "Certainly."
Both your hopes and wishes are held within this vocab word. So, what is the meaning of this word? It is both hope and wish. Either will work.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.