Act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
- "Hastings said he anticipated the bidding and approval process to end by 2015"
- "We anticipated the storm by boarding up the windows."
- "He anticipated the survival of the fittest:"
- "At this stage we can't really anticipate what will happen."
be excited or anxious about
- "We will certainly anticipate our planned hike in the country!"
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be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in:
- ""This composition anticipates Impressionism""