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anticipated

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being in accordance with the prescribed, normal, or logical course of events
  • the anticipated date of delivery is July 14th

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anticipated

verb
past tense of anticipate

Synonyms & Antonyms of anticipated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to believe in the future occurrence of (something)
  • I anticipate that we'll be seeing you for New Year's

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2 to realize or know about beforehand
  • I anticipated this unhelpful response

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The first known use of anticipated was in 1814

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“Anticipated.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anticipated. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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