expect

Definitions:

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  • To look forward to the probable occurrence or appearance of.
  • To consider likely or certain.
  • To consider reasonable or due.
  • To consider obligatory; require.
  • To presume; suppose.
  • To be pregnant. Used in progressive tenses.
  • Expectation.
  • To look for; wait for; await
  • To look for with anticipation; believe in the occurrence or the coming of; await as likely to happen or to appear.
  • To reckon upon, as something to be done, granted, or yielded; desire with confidence or assurance: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="expect">expect</internalXref> obedience or aid; I shall <em>expect</em> to find that job finished by Saturday; you are <em>expected</em> to be quiet.
  • To count upon in relation to something; trust or rely upon to do or act in some specified way; require or call upon expectantly: as, I <em>expect</em> you to obey, or to perform a task.
  • To suppose; reckon; conclude: applied to things past or present as well as to things future: as, I <em>expect</em> he went to town yesterday.
  • To wait; stay.
  • To wait; to stay.
  • Expectation.
  • To wait for; to await.
  • To look for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; -- often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, <ex>that</ex>).
  • To <xref>look for</xref> (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous <xref>apprehension</xref> of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to <xref>anticipate</xref>; -- often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, that).
  • To <xref>consider</xref> <xref>obligatory</xref> or <xref>required</xref>.
  • To consider reasonably <xref>due</xref>.
  • to be pregnant, to consider a baby due
  • To <xref>wait</xref> for; to <xref>await</xref>.
  • be pregnant with
  • regard something as probable or likely
  • consider reasonable or due
  • look forward to the birth of a child
  • look forward to the probable occurrence of
  • consider obligatory; request and expect
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