What is another word for expects?

Pronunciation: [ɛkspˈɛkts] (IPA)

The verb "expects" means to anticipate or look forward to something happening in the future. It's a commonly used word in both personal and professional contexts. However, if you want to diversify your vocabulary, there are several synonyms for "expect" that you can use. For example, instead of saying "I expect to get a promotion soon," you could say "I anticipate a promotion coming my way," or "I have high hopes for a promotion." Other synonyms include "forecast," "foresee," "count on," "presume," and "reckon." These synonyms will help you convey the same meaning as "expect" but with more precision and variety.

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What are the hypernyms for Expects?

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Usage examples for Expects

If a man expects to find in Him all that the human heart can contain of joy, and all that the human nature is susceptible of, he does not expect more than the explicit offers of Christ Himself warrant.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Christ expects acceptance on similar grounds.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
She expects a man to be a saint.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Expects

  • She not only expects the worst, but makes the worst of it when it happens.
    Michael Arlen
  • To all the rest of his Absurdities, (for vice is always unreasonable,) he adds one more, who expects that Vertue from another which he won't practise himself.
    Mary Astell
  • Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
    Henry Ward Beecher
  • That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice.
    Lisa Bonet
  • The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing."
    Daniel J. Boorstin

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