anticipate


anticipate

verb

Definition of ANTICIPATE

1
to believe in the future occurrence of (something) <I anticipate that we'll be seeing you for New Year's>
Synonyms anticipate, await, hope (for), watch (for)
Related Words bank on, count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon), wait (for); envisage, envision, foresee; foretell, predict, prophesy; assume, presume, presuppose; contemplate, eye, view
Near Antonyms doubt, question
2
to realize or know about beforehand <I anticipated this unhelpful response>

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