What is another word for expecting?

257 synonyms found


[ ɛkspˈɛktɪŋ], [ ɛkspˈɛktɪŋ], [ ɛ_k_s_p_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Synonyms for Expecting:

pregnant (adjective) desiring (verb) expecting (verb) foreseeing (verb) hoping (verb) intending (verb) planning (verb) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Expecting:

  1. respecting, infecting, neglecting, reflecting, perfecting, rejecting, injecting, detecting, effecting, electing, objecting, suspecting, projecting, protecting, selecting, dissecting, inspecting, unsuspecting, directing, subjecting, erecting;
  2. connecting, deflecting, collecting, affecting, defecting, correcting;
  3. disrespecting, recollecting, intersecting, disconnecting;

Quotes for Expecting:

  1. What surprises me, what amazes me, is that it seems the military people were expecting to stumble on large quantities of gas, chemical weapons and biological weapons. Hans Blix.
  2. At 57, to have a No. 1 album, I wasn't expecting it. Jimmy Buffett.
  3. Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down. Charles Kettering.

Idioms of Expecting:

  1. expecting ( a child);