Synonyms for Anticipate:
n.intercept, look forward to, hold back, cheer, thrive on, live happily ever after, delay, be happy for someone, neglect, jump for joy, block, rejoice in, rejoice, brighten, treasure. judge, guess, see, estimate, read between the lines, overestimate, hazard, underestimate, put two and two together, foresight, gauge. depend on, figure on, surprise. •anticipate (noun)
expect, foresee, forebode, foreknow, predict, counter, call, promise, forestall, foretell, look to, look for, previse, prognosticate.
v.•act in advance of (verb)
block, hold back, delay, forestall, apprehend, precede, intercept.
assume, contemplate, envisage, dread, forebode, envision, apprehend, presume, suspect, imagine, gather, surmise, infer, presuppose, foresee, foreknow, bargain for, await, deduce.
•expect; predict (verb)
plan on, foresee, conjecture, look for, see, foretell, prophesy, divine, count on, bargain for, await, look forward to, suppose, assume, wait for, prognosticate.
desire, rely, aspire, hope, believe, trust, wish, yearn, dream of, want.
scheme, contrive, blueprint, design, invent, coordinate, intend, conceive, chart, plot, arrange, propose, plan, aim, premeditate, expect.
lead, head off, predate, antecede, precede, pioneer, introduce, Forerun, trail-blaze, antedate, foreshadow.
counter, forestall, foresee.
Usage examples for anticipate
You don't anticipate that inconvenience for me? – Malcolm by George MacDonald