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anticipation

noun

1 anticipation

An expectation.

synonym: expectancy.

Roget 673: preparation; providing etc. v.; provision, providence; anticipation etc. (foresight) 510; precaution, preconcertation, predisposition; ... show more

Roget 858: hope, hopes; desire etc. 865; fervent hope, sanguine expectation, trust, confidence, reliance; faith etc. (belief) 484; ... show more

Roget 132: earliness etc. adj.; morning etc. 125.    punctuality; promptitude etc. (activity) 682; haste etc. (velocity) ... show more

Roget 115: anachronism, metachronism, parachronism, prochronism; prolepsis, misdate; anticipation, antichronism.    disregard of time, neglect of time, oblivion of time.    intempestivity etc. 135.    ... show more

Roget 507: expectation, expectance, expectancy; anticipation, reckoning, calculation; foresight etc. 510.    contemplation, prospection, lookout; prospect, perspective, ... show more

Dutch: voorpret



2 anticipation

Something expected (as on the basis of a norm):
— Each of them had their own anticipations.

synonym: expectancy.

Dutch: vooruitzicht, verwachting

3 anticipation

The act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future).

synonyms: prediction, prevision.

Roget 510: foresight, prospicience, prevision, long-sightedness; anticipation; providence etc. (preparation) 673.    forethought, forecast; predeliberation, presurmise; foregone conclusion ... show more

Polish: przewidywanie

4 anticipation

Anticipating with confidence of fulfillment.

synonym: expectation.

Polish: antycypacja


Moby thesaurus: TLC, a priori knowledge, anachronism, antecedence, antecedency, antedate, antedating, anteriority, apprehension, attention, beginnings, buddhi, care, carefulness, caution, certainty, circumspection, circumspectness, clairvoyance, concern ... show more.

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