Word Definition(s)

to realize beforehand; foretaste or foresee;

to expect; look forward to; be sure of.





expect, look forward to, await, be hopeful for, predict, think likely



unaware, surprise, doubt, dread


Symbol /Location Found

Anticipate be found and used in all areas.




Variations or other important information


Can anticipation be both a negative and positive thing at the same time?

How can we apply our WOW to this new school year in a positive manner?


The start of a new school year always brings great anticipation; are my teachers fair; who's in my classes, will I find all my classes, what’s for lunch?