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  Words related to anticipation

Related / Similar Words: prediction, prevision, expectancy, expectation

 

Definition:
  • the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future);
  • something expected (as on the basis of a norm); "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development";
  • pleasurable expectation;
  • some early entity whose type or style anticipates a later one; "there were many anticipations of Darwinian theory"; "the hour glass was an anticipation of the clock";
  • wishing with confidence of fulfillment;

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    Hyponyms: projection, prophecy, prognostication, vaticination, prefiguration, foreshadowing, adumbration, life expectancy, suspense, fever, hope

     

    Derivational Morphology: predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise, expect, look, await, wait

     

    Anagrams: piano action

     

     
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