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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To look forward to; to expect.

Usage examples (40)
  • As soon as she bought the tickets, Sandy started to anticipate her vacation.
  • Every day brings its own cares; and to anticipate is only to double them.
  • The really hard thing to anticipate is the completely game-changing advances that occur every so often.
  • You must admit the use I make of the word anticipate; it saves a long paraphrase; I feel the impropriety of it. for more
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