HyperDic: anticipate

English > 6 senses of the word anticipate:
VERBcognitionanticipate, expectregard something as probable or likely
socialanticipate, foresee, forestall, counteract in advance of
cognitionanticipate, previse, foreknow, foreseerealize beforehand
communicationanticipate, predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, promisemake a prediction about
emotionanticipate, look for, look tobe excited or anxious about
changeanticipatebe a forerunner of or occur earlier than
anticipate > pronunciation
Soundsaentih'sahpey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > anticipate: 6 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningregard something as probable or likely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey anticipate moving
Synonymexpect
Narrowerassume, presume, take for grantedtake to be the case or to be true
believe, trustBe confident about something
speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guessExpect, believe, or suppose
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Similar toexpect, look, await, waitlook ... / look forward to the probable occurrence of
Spanishanticipar, esperar, prever
Catalananticipar, esperar, expectar, preveure
English > anticipate: 6 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAct in advance of; deal / deal with ahead of time.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsforesee, forestall, counter
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishanticiparse, anticipar, prever
Catalananticipar-se, anticipar
Adjectivesanticipatoryin anticipation
Nounsanticipatorone who anticipates
English > anticipate: 6 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningrealize beforehand.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsprevise, foreknow, foresee
BroaderknowBe aware of the truth of something
Spanishanticipar, preveer, prevenir, prever, saber de antemano
Nounsanticipatorone who anticipates
English > anticipate: 6 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake a prediction about; tell in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymspredict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, promise
Narroweraugurpredict from an omen
bet, wagerMaintain with or as if with a bet
forecast, calculatepredict in advance
prophesy, vaticinatepredict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration
readinterpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky
second-guess, outguessattempt to anticipate or predict
Broaderguess, venture, pretend, hazardPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Spanishanticipar, augurar, predecir, presagiar, prever, pronosticar, vaticinar
Catalananticipar, augurar, predir, presagiar, preveure, pronosticar, vaticinar
Adjectivesanticipatoryin anticipation
English > anticipate: 6 senses > verb 5, emotion
MeaningBe excited or anxious about.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymslook for, look to
Narrowerapprehend, quail atanticipate with dread or anxiety
Broaderexpect, look, await, waitlook ... / look forward to the probable occurrence of
Spanishesperar
Catalanesperar
Adjectivesanticipativemarked by eager anticipation
English > anticipate: 6 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningBe a forerunner of or occur earlier than.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This composition anticipates Impressionism"
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Catalananticipar
Adjectivesanticipatoryin anticipation

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