Synonyms of anticipate


1. expect, anticipate, evaluate, pass judgment, judge

usage: regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"

2. anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter, act, move

usage: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

3. anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee, know

usage: realize beforehand

4. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise, guess, venture, pretend, hazard

usage: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"

5. anticipate, look for, look to, expect, look, await, wait

usage: be excited or anxious about

6. anticipate, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place

usage: be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism"

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Definition and meaning of anticipate (Dictionary)