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  Definition of anticipate
  1. be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism"
  2. regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
  3. realize beforehand
  4. make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
  5. be excited or anxious about
  6. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
Similar Words: expect, previse, foreknow, foresee, predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, promise, look for, look to, forestall, counter

 

Hyponyms: think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess, assume, presume, take for granted, speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, believe, trust, read, second-guess, outguess, augur, bet, wager, forecast, calculate, prophesy, vaticinate, apprehend, quail at

 

Grouped Verbs: expect, look, await, wait

 

Derivational Morphology: expectation, outlook, prospect, prevision, foresight, prospicience, anticipator, anticipant, foreboding, premonition, presentiment, boding, prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication, prophecy, vaticination, prognosis, forecast, forecaster, predictor, prognosticator, soothsayer, anticipation, obviation, forestalling, preclusion

 

 
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