What does anticipation mean?

Definitions for anticipation
ænˌtɪs əˈpeɪ ʃənan·tic·i·pa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipation, expectancy(noun)

    an expectation

  2. anticipation, expectancy(noun)

    something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

    "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development"

  3. prediction, anticipation, prevision(noun)

    the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

  4. anticipation, expectation(noun)

    anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

Wiktionary

  1. anticipation(Noun)

    The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.

    Often the anticipation of a shot is worse than the pain of the stick.

  2. anticipation(Noun)

    The eagerness associated with waiting for something to occur.

    He waited with great anticipation for Christmas to arrive.

  3. anticipation(Noun)

    Prepayment of a debt, generally in order to pay less interest.

  4. anticipation(Noun)

    Prolepsis.

  5. anticipation(Noun)

    a non-harmonic tone that is lower or higher than a note in the previous chord and a unison to a note in the next chord

  6. Origin: From anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anticipation(noun)

    the act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order

  2. Anticipation(noun)

    previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven

  3. Anticipation(noun)

    hasty notion; intuitive preconception

  4. Anticipation(noun)

    the commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord

Freebase

  1. Anticipation

    Anticipation is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's second studio album, released in 1971. It is best known for its title track, "Anticipation", which was a top-twenty chart hit in the U.S.; it was later used as the soundtrack for a television commercial for Heinz ketchup in the late 1970s. The song relates Simon's state of mind as she waits to go on a date with Cat Stevens.

How to pronounce anticipation?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say anticipation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticipation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticipation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of anticipation in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey DeLaurentis:

    There's great anticipation here for the visit.

  2. Jonar Nader:

    Sometimes, anticipation feels better than fulfillment.

  3. John Watson:

    We're drilling today in anticipation of what prices might be.

  4. Alfred Hitchcock:

    There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.

  5. Alfred Hitchcock:

    There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.

Images & Illustrations of anticipation

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