Synonyms of expectation


1. expectation, outlook, prospect, belief

usage: belief about (or mental picture of) the future

2. anticipation, expectation, hopefulness

usage: anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

3. expectation, feeling

usage: the feeling that something is about to happen

4. arithmetic mean, first moment, expectation, expected value, mean, mean value

usage: the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

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