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expect

(Anticipate), verb await, bargain for, be certain, be confident, be prepared, calculate upon, count on, have in prospect, look for, look forward to, plan on, prepare for, provide for, reckon on, sperare, wait for, watch for
Associated concepts: contingent expectancy, expectancy of heir, expectant estate, expectant interest, expectant right, life expectancy

expect

(Consider probable), verb apprehend, assume, believe, conclude, conjecture, consider likely, divine, fancy, forecast, foresee, gather, guess, have a hunch, have a presentiment, imagine, infer, judge, predict, prognosticate, prophesy, regard likely, suppose, suspect, think, think likely
See also: intend, plan, presume, presuppose, trust
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You perhaps expect to be accommodated with apartments at Crimsworth Hall, and to go and come with me in the gig.
You are poor enough, I suppose; how do you expect to live till your quarter's salary becomes due?
Speaking at an Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon, Petersen said Dryden expects to design the new craft's launch-abort system, which would allow it to set down safely if a problem occurs during launch.
The committee expects a close to double digit increase in capital spending to lead next year's economic growth, along with moderately higher consumer spending.
TMAC expects demand for light truck tires to increase again in 1999, bringing annual replacement light truck tire shipments to 32 million.
For example, according to exhibit 2, a taxpayer in the 33% marginal tax bracket who expects to earn a 10% rate of return and accumulate the interest for 20 years ears $13,455 for the IRA and $7,276 for the taxable retirement fund.
Although this particular processor plans to decrease its reliance on automotive, it still expects to get as much as 80% of its business from the industry in 1999.
The company said it expects its total global retail square footage to grow 10 percent to approximately 46 million square feet by the end of fiscal 2008, as compared with the expected square footage at the end of fiscal 2007.
The RMA expects this market to increase again in 1999, to 185.
Overall, however, the Delphi group expects neither current custom or captive processors--nor even existing compounding firms--to be dominant factors in doing the actual work of reclaiming materials from trash.
The Company expects to record revenues of approximately $16 - $17 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, subject to final audit procedures, and expects to report an installed base of CJS games of approximately 3,100 at December 31, 2006 compared to 1,900 at September 30, 2006.
The RMN's Tire Market Analysis Committee expects shipments of replacement passenger tires and light truck tires to set records for a second straight year.