Synonyms and Antonyms of expect

  1. 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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