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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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Wednesday's address of Ben Bernanke was expectably dovish and decreased fears over early exit from economic stimulus.
The congress party, expectably, was on the defensive after publication of the report, dismissing the allegation and questioning the credibility of WikiLeaks.
We must bribe them not to be dangerous, as much as necessary, and deal with them when they expectably ask for a larger share of the pie.
Expectably, application of an ordinary glaze to commercial porcelain that has been dipped in a solution of gold chloride tends to diminish the colour in the glazed area.
Expectably, a narrow focus on the individual himself or herself may be associated with the economic currency, whereas broader foci may be progressively associated with socioemotional or ideological currencies.
Considering the reduced stomatal conductance under the high 20/30degC TR, expectably plants at this regime would demonstrate reduced growth due to sub-optimal photosynthesis.
Expectably, therefore, he has sought to buy instant credibility by surrounding himself with credentialed Washington insiders possessing name recognition.