- That of which there is hope. Thus a debt which one may hope to recover may be called "sperate," in opposition to "desperate."
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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Sperate — Spe rate, a. [L. speratus, p. p. of sperare to hope.] Hoped for, or to be hoped for. [R.] Bouvier. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
sperate — (adj.) of debts, having some likelihood of recovery, 1550s, from L. speratus, pp. of sperare to hope (see SPEED (Cf. speed) (n.)) … Etymology dictionary
SPERATE — Speratae … Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions
sperate — spe·rate … English syllables
sperate — ˈspiˌrāt adjective Etymology: Latin speratus, past participle of sperare to hope; akin to Latin spes hope more at speed archaic : hoped for : to be hoped for; especially : giving some hope of being paid … Useful english dictionary
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