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expect

expect as in regard something as probable or likely
  • "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"

Synonyms

  • anticipateregard something as probable or likely; act in advance of; realize beforehand ; make a prediction about; be excited or anxious about ; be a forerunner of or occur earlier than
expect as in consider obligatory
  • "request and expect"
  • "We require our secretary to be on time"
  • "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"
  • "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"

Synonyms

  • askmake a request or demand for something to somebody; direct or put; consider obligatory; address a question to and expect an answer from; require as useful, just, or proper; make a date; require or ask for as a price or condition
  • requirerequire as useful, just, or proper; consider obligatory; make someone do something ; have need of
expect as in look forward to the probable occurrence of
  • "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"
  • "She is looking to a promotion"
  • "he is waiting to be drafted"

Synonyms

  • lookthe feelings expressed on a person's face; the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; physical appearance; the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; perceive with attention; give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; have a certain outward or facial expression; search or seek; be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; take charge of or deal with; convey by one's expression; look forward to the probable occurrence of; accord in appearance with; have faith or confidence in
  • awaitlook forward to the probable occurrence of
  • waittime during which some action is awaited; the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; wait before acting; look forward to the probable occurrence of; serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
expect as in consider reasonable or due
  • "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
expect as in look forward to the birth of a child
  • "She is expecting in March"
expect as in be pregnant with
  • "She is bearing his child"
  • "The are expecting another child in January"
  • "I am carrying his child"

Synonyms

  • have a bun in the ovenbe pregnant with
  • bearmassive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws ; an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; have; cause to be born; put up with something or somebody unpleasant; move while holding up or supporting; bring forth; take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; contain or hold; bring in; have on one's person; behave in a certain manner; have rightfully; support or hold in a certain manner; be pregnant with
  • carrythe act of carrying something ; move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; have with oneself; transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; serve as a means for expressing something; bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of; support or hold in a certain manner; contain or hold; extend to a certain degree; continue or extend; be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; win in an election; include, as on a list; behave in a certain manner; have on hand; include as the content; propel; pass on a communication; have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence; be conveyed over a certain distance; keep up with financial support; have or possess something abstract; be equipped with (a mast or sail); win approval or support for; compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; take further or advance; have on the surface or on the skin; capture after a fight; transfer (entries) from one account book to another ; transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication; pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; bear (a crop); propel or give impetus to; drink alcohol without showing ill effects; be able to feed; have a certain range; cover a certain distance or advance beyond; secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); be successful in; sing or play against other voices or parts; be pregnant with
  • gestatehave the idea for; be pregnant with