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anticipate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of anticipate

  1. 1 to believe in the future occurrence of (something) I anticipate that we'll be seeing you for New Year's Synonyms of anticipate expect, await, hope (for), watch (for)Words Related to anticipate 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, viewNear Antonyms of anticipate doubt, question

  2. 2 to realize or know about beforehand I anticipated this unhelpful response Synonyms of anticipate foresee, divine, forefeel, foreknow, previsionWords Related to anticipate augur, forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; envisage, envision, foreshadow, prefigure, visualize; alert, caution, foretoken, forewarn; preview; descry, discern, perceive; apprehend, dread, fear



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