anticipate

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to take up or introduce (something) prematurely

The advocate plans to anticipate a part of her argument.

To act before (someone), especially to prevent an action

He would probably have died by the hand of the executioner, if indeed the executioner had not been anticipated by the populace. -- Thomas Babington Macaulay.

to eagerly wait for (something)

Little Johnny started to anticipate the arrival of Santa Claus a week before Christmas.

to know of (something) before it manifests

Please anticipate a journey of an hour from your house to the airport.

{f} expect, predict; precede; hurry and come before
To be before in doing; to do or take before another; to preclude or prevent by prior action
To foresee a wish, command, etc
To take up or introduce beforehand, or before the proper or normal time; to cause to occur earlier or prematurely; as, the advocate has anticipated a part of his argument
{v} to take before, foretaste, prevent
be excited or anxious about
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
realize beforehand
If you anticipate an event, you realize in advance that it may happen and you are prepared for it. At the time we couldn't have anticipated the result of our campaigning It is anticipated that the equivalent of 192 full-time jobs will be lost Officials anticipate that rivalry between leaders of the various drug factions could erupt into full scale war. = expect
If you anticipate something, you do it, think it, or say it before someone else does. In the 50s, Rauschenberg anticipated the conceptual art movement of the 80s
be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism"
If you anticipate a question, request, or need, you do what is necessary or required before the question, request, or need occurs. What Jeff did was to anticipate my next question
To foretaste or foresee; to have a previous view or impression of; as, to anticipate the pleasures of a visit; to anticipate the evils of life
realize beforehand be excited or anxious about act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
and do beforehand that which will be desired
be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism" realize beforehand be excited or anxious about act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
anticipate the future
foresee the future, prepare for what is to come, look forward to the future
anticipated
Simple past tense and past participle of anticipate
anticipated
expected to arrive; scheduled
anticipator
A device in a thermostat that determines when to turn on or shut off the heating or cooling mechanism
anticipator
One who anticipates
anticipated
past of anticipate
anticipated
rightfully expected; "his looked-for advancement"
anticipated
Expected
anticipated
expected hopefully
anticipated
If an event, especially a cultural event, is eagerly anticipated, people expect that it will be very good, exciting, or interesting. the most eagerly anticipated rock event of the year. one of the conference's most keenly anticipated debates = awaited
anticipated
{s} expected, foreseen, predicted, envisioned
anticipated
rightfully expected; "his looked-for advancement"; expected hopefully
anticipated
Environmental Result the intended result or outcome on the environment as a consequence of implementing policy or policies and methods
anticipates
third person singular of anticipate
anticipating
{i} act or instance of waiting in expectation
anticipating
present participle of anticipate
anticipating
{s} expecting; looking forward to; preceding, coming before
anticipator
{i} one who expects, one who hopes; one who foresees
anticipate
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