Synonyms of anticipation


1. anticipation, expectancy, expectation

usage: an expectation

2. anticipation, expectancy, expectation, outlook, prospect

usage: something expected (as on the basis of a norm); "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development"

3. prediction, anticipation, prevision, reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought

usage: the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

4. anticipation, expectation, hopefulness

usage: anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

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