expect


expect

verb

Definition of EXPECT

to believe in the future occurrence of (something) <we expect their arrival late this afternoon>
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
Phrases look for, look forward to
Near Antonyms doubt, question

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