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Overview of verb anticipate

The verb anticipate has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (8) expect, anticipate

(regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow")

2. (5) anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter

(act in advance of; deal with ahead of time)

3. (4) anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee

(realize beforehand)

4. (3) predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise

(make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")

5. (2) anticipate, look for, look to

(be excited or anxious about)

6. (1) anticipate

(be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism")

Overview of adj anticipated

The adj anticipated has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) anticipated, awaited, hoped-for

(expected hopefully) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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