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anticipate

 
Verb anticipate has 6 senses
  1. expect, anticipate - regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
    --1 is one way to judge
    Sample sentence:
    They anticipate moving
  2. anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter - act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    --2 is one way to act, move
    Derived form: noun anticipator1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee - realize beforehand
    --3 is one way to know
    Derived form: noun anticipator1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  4. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise - make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
    --4 is one way to guess, venture, pretend, hazard
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  5. anticipate, look for, look to - be excited or anxious about
    --5 is one way to expect, look, await, wait
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. anticipate - be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism"
    --6 is one way to
    happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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