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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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I am aware that David has a job in Dublin and is expecting another child in 2009 so I believe he cannot make the commitment needed to play for a Premier Division club.
ANNA Nicole Smith is expecting a baby girl, the man claiming to be the father has revealed.
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