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expect

ex·pect

expect

 
pronunciation:
ihk spekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: expected, expecting, expects
definition 1: to hope for and believe in the possibility.
They expected more letters from their son.
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
calculate upon, count on, predict, think, trust, wait for, watch for
definition 2: to feel certain of something happening.
We expect that the guests will be arriving around seven o'clock.
synonyms:
predict
definition 3: to require (someone) to do something or believe that someone will do something that is wanted.
She expects her children to obey her.
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